THE future of the NHS took centre stage at Holyrood as a referendum issue, with Health Minister Alex Neil insisting Westminster privatisation posed a threat to provision of healthcare north of the Border in the event of a No vote.
CALLS have been made for an end to late-night hospital discharges after figures showed thousands of elderly people may have been sent home in the middle of the night.
Discussion about childcare was absent from last week's televised Referendum debate.
The Liberal Democrats have promised to raise the income tax personal allowance to at least £12,500 in manifesto plans for next year's General Election.
SCOTTISH taxpayers will face a multi-billion-pound bill to pay for a new generation of nuclear weapons if plans to renew Trident are backed, according to a Holyrood minister.