4th June 2019 by Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP
School Age Payment Launched It is projected that by 2030, one in three children could be living in poverty in Scotland as a result of UK Government welfare cuts. This is not acceptable in the 21st century. The cruel cuts that are being enforced through Universal Credit and wider UK government welfare changes will reduce…
20th March 2019 by Kevin Stewart MSP
Politicians must work together to avoid damage to Scotland’s economy The Financial Memorandum for the Planning Bill has been published. This sets out the estimates of the financial implications of the legislation as it stands for the Scottish Government, local government, developers and communities. When the Bill was first introduced to Parliament, I was confident…
1st June 2018 by Kevin Stewart MSP
Ending rough sleeping and homelessness are national priorities for this Government as part of our drive to create a fairer Scotland. There has been a 40% fall in homelessness applications since 2010 and that is largely due to the innovative and person centred approaches being taken across the country. Where homelessness does occur, Scotland has…
28th February 2017 by Callum
What is it like to work in the Scottish Government as a work experience student?