Scottish Parliament

Thursday 18 December 2014

AS a Yes voter in the recent Scottish referendum, I have some sympathy with the Westminster Government's proposal for English Votes for English Laws, but only if Scotland gets devo-max (full tax-raising powers) as promised in "the vow" ("Discussion paper on Evel laws unveiled in Commons", The Herald, December 17).

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Many groups expressed concern about the conclusions of the Smith Commission regarding welfare policy when it published its findings.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

FUTURE dealings between the UK and Scottish Governments should be "reset" to produce a post-referendum relationship based on co-operation and not grievance, Alistair Carmichael, the Scottish Secretary, has insisted following a meeting of the two leaderships in Downing Street.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Almost half of people taken to court this year under controversial laws designed to stamp out religious sectarian abuse at football matches were acquitted, new figures show.