The EU referendum will take place next month Brexit backers seize on immigration rise

The EU referendum will take place next month Net long-term migration to the UK from the EU has reached the joint highest level on record, according to the final set of official figures to be released before the referendum. Read Full Story

 

Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil Watchdog will not investigate expenses of MPs in alleged love triangle

Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil The House of Commons standards watchdog has confirmed it will not investigate the expenses of the two SNP MPs allegedly involved in a love triangle. Read Full Story

 

New Education Secretary John Swinney said he is taking immediate steps to cut teachers' workloads Curriculum for Excellence ‘has led to unsustainable workloads in schools’

New Education Secretary John Swinney said he is taking immediate steps to cut teachers' workloads The introduction of new qualifications in Scotland has led to an " unintended and unsustainable" workload for pupils and teachers, a review has concluded. Read Full Story

 

The Sutton Trust is calling for the urgent appointment of a new independent commissioner to tackle the university access gap in Scotland Action urged to close ‘shocking’ university access gap

The Sutton Trust is calling for the urgent appointment of a new independent commissioner to tackle the university access gap in Scotland Young Scots from disadvantaged areas face a "shocking access gap" and are four times less likely to go to university than those from wealthy backgrounds, researchers have found. Read Full Story

 

The SQA replaced the Higher English exam paper amid fears the original had been leaked Teacher ‘at centre of Higher English paper leak probe’

The SQA replaced the Higher English exam paper amid fears the original had been leaked A teacher who helped set the Higher English exam is alleged to have told students what to expect and sparked the need for a replacement paper, it has been reported. Read Full Story