Brexit remains the greatest risk to economic recovery

Scotland’s economy looks likely to recover this year, but experts have warned Brexit remains the greatest risk to that recovery. The Fraser of Allander Institute is forecasting a 1.2% increase in Scottish GDP in 2018 and 1.3% growth in 2019,…

Commons set for Brexit vote showdown

MPs will vote on how much of a say Parliament should get if there is no Brexit deal.

UK ‘can’t keep European Arrest Warrant after Brexit’

The EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the UK “red lines” mean it has to leave the scheme.

UK ‘can’t stay in European Arrest Warrant after Brexit’

The EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the UK “red lines” mean it has to leave the scheme.

Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

But Home Secretary Sajid Javid says the ban on recreational use of the drug will continue.

Hague’s call to legalise cannabis rejected by government

The former Tory leader has urged his party to consider legalising recreational use of the drug.

NHS deal for Scotland

Ruth Davidson has today welcomed the UK government’s decision to invest an extra £20 billion in the NHS. The deal will mean the Scottish Government will receive a £2bn windfall to support health care in Scotland. The Scottish Conservatives are…

Cannabis war ‘comprehensively lost’, says William Hague

The former Conservative leader urges his party to consider legalising recreational use of the drug.

New Brexit defeat for government in Lords

Peers send the Brexit bill back to the House of Commons after backing a greater role for Parliament.

Tax rise need to help pay for £20bn NHS boost, says PM

The prime minister promises any tax increases will be introduced in a “fair and balanced” way.