Scottish Parliament


Salmond urged to sack special advisor

June 12, 2014

First Minister Alex Salmond is under pressure to sack one of his special advisers who has been accused of using "bully-boy" tactics to attack a mother who opposes independence.


MacAskill insists armed cops necessary

June 7, 2014

Only a small percentage of police officers are armed in Scotland but their presence is necessary to respond to the threat of mass shootings, a SNP minister has insisted.


Salmond pushes the case for Yes vote

May 27, 2014

Scotland will become independent "in more promising circumstances than virtually any nation in history" if the country votes Yes in September, according to the First Minister.