Nicola Sturgeon has called on the Scottish Labour leader to “see the light” and support a second independence referendum after his party changed its stance to back a fresh vote on Brexit.
First Minister’s Questions
The number of schools where pupils are taking an average of six subjects or fewer in S4 has increased by more than 250% since education reforms in the Curriculum for Excellence were introduced, the Tories have claimed.
Education Secretary John Swinney has dismissed as a “moanfest” concerns that more than 120 schools across Scotland are teaching children of different ages who are studying for varying exams in the same class.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted her Government’s £850 million waiting times action plan is not failing – despite recent figures showing NHS performance against targets has hit a record low.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said an interim report into mental health services in Tayside will be published "imminently".
Former teachers have accused Nicola Sturgeon of ignoring warnings from experts that young people are being disadvantaged by a lack of subject choice in secondary schools.
Nicola Sturgeon says BiFab could have a “bright future” despite the mothballing of its Fife yards.
Nicola Sturgeon says the refusal by the UK Government to protect disability benefits for new Frank’s Law recipients is “utterly inexplicable”.
Nicola Sturgeon says she is waiting for a Dundee inquiry to publish its findings before taking fresh action to tackle Scotland’s drugs death crisis.
The First Minister faced calls to apologise for describing a serving police officer’s comments on pay as “disgraceful”.