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IndyRef 2 update

Today Nicola Sturgeon gave Theresa May a final ultimatum, ahead of  the triggering of Article 50 and set out the three steps that the Scottish Government will take to give Scotland a choice between a hard Brexit and an alternative – an independent Scotland.

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Scottish Labour Faces a Change in Fortunes at Local Elections

Unless there is a drastic change in the polls, the writing is on the wall for Scottish Labour at May’s council elections, writes Ross Laird, Director of Public Affairs. Continue reading “Scottish Labour Faces a Change in Fortunes at Local Elections”
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Holding the government to account: How are opposition parties performing?

Last week’s budget discussions, and the deal agreed between the Scottish Green Party and the SNP, have once again thrown light on to the role of the opposition parties in Holyrood. With the current session of parliament well under way, and those new to Holyrood well settled in, it’s time to take a look back and review how each of the opposition parties have been faring.

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Scottish Parliament Year in Review – and What’s in Store for 2017?

It has been quite a year in politics. May’s Scottish Parliament elections already feel like they are from another, calmer era. Since then we’ve had Brexit, a new PM and Trump. What then can we say about the past year in Scottish politics and what does it mean for the year ahead? By Ross Laird, Director, Grayling Scotland Public Affairs. Continue reading “Scottish Parliament Year in Review – and What’s in Store for 2017?”
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When will the Scottish Government publish its new Health strategies?

With a large number of Health and Sport strategies due to come out in the next year, covering everything from Mental Health to Digital Healthcare to Obesity it can be difficult to keep track. Read on for a helpful table of the expected publication dates.

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