LEGAL measures to ensure councils deliver a flagship childcare policy for disadvantaged two-year-olds have been delayed for three months, sparking anger from opposition politicians.
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.
A FLAGSHIP policy to provide free childcare for the most disadvantaged two-year-olds from August this year is under threat, councils have said.
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.
THE school that stopped food campaigner Martha Payne from taking photos of her dinners has banned ball games in the playground.