Michael Russell

Saturday 7 June 2014

PLANS to create a high-powered new Scottish economic watchdog, equivalent to the UK's Office for Budget Responsibility, have been thrown into confusion following fears it would not be impartial.

Thursday 5 June 2014

A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare for the most ­disadvantaged two-year-olds from August this year is under threat, councils have said.

Wednesday 4 June 2014

The projected cost of government-funded childcare to disadvantaged two-year-olds has risen by a third and could change again, the Education Secretary has said.

Saturday 31 May 2014

THE school that stopped food campaigner Martha Payne from taking photos of her dinners has banned ball games in the playground.