In the last financial year the Scottish Government spent nearly £40 billion on a wide range of important services such as healthcare, policing, education and local government.
POLICE Scotland support staff are facing further redundancies next year as the force attempts to balance its books in 2015/16, Chief Constable Sir Stephen House has told MSPs.
JIM Murphy has sought to reclaim Labour's place as Scotland's party of social justice by promising to increase taxes on the rich if he becomes First Minister in 2016.
THE NHS continues to miss a range of key waiting time targets and emergency departments are busier than ever, official figures have revealed.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that 12 bills will be brought before Holyrood in the coming year in a package of legislation that is for "all of Scotland".