Gillian Martin’s ministerial career came crashing down before it had begun as she played a central role in what was branded the “most notorious reshuffle in the parliament’s history”.
The SNP has called on the UK Government to ensure freedom of movement post-Brexit following a warning it could lead to the shutdown of North Sea platforms.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead says he is “raring to go” as the Scottish Government’s new minister for further education after the first choice for the post was axed on the day she was to be appointed.
Since the ministerial reshuffle last week, comments I made in blog posts from more than a decade ago have been the subject of much discussion.
Gillian Martin has vowed to never stop apologising for the offensive blog posts which cost her a ministerial career – and pledged to prove they do not represent her views.
VIDEO: Scottish government removes Gillian Martin as junior education minister after offensive remarks
Gillian Martin, will no longer be appointed as the new further education, higher education and science minister.
Gillian Martin issues an apology for calling transgender students ‘hairy knuckled lipstick-wearing transitional laydees’
The north-east’s newest Scottish Government minister Gillian Martin today apologised “unreservedly” for “inappropriate and offensive” remarks she made about transgender people.
Youngsters have left their school for what could be the last time.
New safety advice has been issued to parents about which applications could allow their children to communicate with other adults.
Sparrows Group apprentices impressed Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin yesterday as they showcased their involvement in a major windfarm development.
Several north-east politicians have rallied behind the WASPI campaign for a resolution to their ongoing battle for their pensions.
An MSP is planning a new nationwide film competition to help raise awareness among children about the dangers of sending nude photos on social media.
An army of more than 250 teachers have left the profession in Aberdeen in the last year - as bullying and grievance complaints hit a three-year high.
New figures have revealed that teaching numbers are on the rise in the north-east.
A petition, which was launched by north-east business owners to block the closure of a bank, has been backed by their MSP.
A new report has revealed there are more puppy farms operating in Aberdeenshire than anywhere else in the north of Scotland.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is to close hundreds of branches across the UK.
Hopes that a north-east railway line could be reopened have been renewed.
A developer has been ordered to build the children’s play park it promised – or face legal action.
A 10-year-old girl has achieved an impressive first as the youngest person to compete in a pedal car race around an Aberdeenshire town.
A north-east man has been placed on the sex offenders register after asking underage teenagers to send him naked pictures.
Clydesdale has offered a lifeline to a north-east community after closing its Mintlaw branch.
Action must be taken to protect Aberdeen from Brexit, MSPs have said.
North-east MSP, Gillian Martin, has claimed the introduction of new air departure tax cuts will boost the region's economy.
A north-east bus firm has backed a campaign for seat belts to become mandatory for travelling children.
Conservative MSPs in the north-east have been urged to reconsider their support for a controversial new rape clause.
When the chairman of Tesco remarked earlier this month that white men had become an "endangered species" in the boardroom, it reminded me why the work of Holyrood's Economy, Fair Works and Jobs committee is so important.
When the SNP launched their manifesto for last year's elections it was made clear that a material change in circumstance could lead once again to the question on whether we should vote to be independent.
New figures show that fewer businesses in Aberdeen will be better off under the business rates review.
Community groups across the north-east are set to share a slice of government funding.
In the two years that have passed since Scotland's historic referendum on independence, much has happened in our country - two elections, two prime ministers, an EU referendum and, of course, Brexit.
A north-east MSP is facing allegations he failed to declare using his own office during the campaign to win his seat.