THE Scots fishing industry is facing a Brexit crisis because the Scottish Government has failed to prepare, the Tories warned last night.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon defends handling of NHS despite slashing budget by £1.1BILLIONFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon defends handling of NHS despite slashing budget by £1.1BILLION
NICOLA Sturgeon yesterday defended her handling of the NHS after a watchdog warned it could go bust. The First Minister faced a parly onslaught and fresh claims she had presided over £1.1billion of cuts — making it harder for the health service to do its job.
SNP’s justice policies attacked as violence and sex crimes surge in ScotlandSNP’s justice policies attacked as violence and sex crimes surge in Scotland
Scotland is in the grip of a “wave” of violent and sexual crime, it has been claimed after official figures showed a sharp increase in both last year.
John Swinney hailed exam scores despite officials questioning pass rate slideJohn Swinney hailed exam scores despite officials questioning pass rate slide
Officials privately told John Swinney of their misgivings about Higher exam passes plummeting to their lowest level in a decade, documents seen by The Times reveal.
Fire risk fear in delayed Edinburgh Sick Kids hospitalFire risk fear in delayed Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital
A crisis-hit hospital in Edinburgh has cabling flaws that could trigger a fire, according to emails from the local health board to the SNP Government.
Bosses knew that hospital failed safety tests…then 3 patients diedBosses knew that hospital failed safety tests…then 3 patients died
SCOTLAND’S crisis-hit ‘super-hospital’ was allowed to open even after its ventilation system failed to meet safety standards.
Outbreaks of infection, which may have spread through the system at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, in Glasgow, have led to the deaths of two patients.
You’re not fit to run ferry service, unions tell firmYou’re not fit to run ferry service, unions tell firm
THE company handed a £345million deal to operate ferry services to the Northern Isles should be ‘nowhere near public contracts’, union chiefs said yesterday.
SNP accused of interfering with freedom of the PressSNP accused of interfering with freedom of the Press
ATTEMPTS to block publication of details of a prisoner’s death were ‘interference in the freedom of the Press’, it was claimed yesterday.
SCOTLAND’S NHS is in the grip of a spiralling recruitment crisis after vacancy rates for doctors and nurses reached their highest levels on record.
‘Service pressures’ force Tayside board to outsource work to England‘Service pressures’ force Tayside board to outsource work to England
NHS Tayside has been forced to outsource biopsy work to England due to an inability to recruit and retain sufficient numbers of staff, it has been revealed.
NHS MANAGERS have been sent from England to help a crisis-hit Scottish health board, in the latest embarrassment for the SNP.