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Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has called on Ruth Davidson to confront the Prime Minister on the UK Government's controversial "rape clause". The policy came into force last week as part of welfare reforms limiting claims for child tax credit and Universal Credit to the first two children. An exemption…
Scotland has become the first part of the UK to make a controversial drug which aims to prevent HIV available on the NHS. The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved the treatment PrEP, which has been shown to reduce the risk of infection in people who are at high risk…
The second phase of the Scottish child abuse inquiry will investigate children's homes run by the Catholic Church. The inquiry is examining historical allegations of the abuse of children in care and has been taking statements from witnesses since last spring. Officials said the first part of the second phase…
A drive to improve mental health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people has begun today with the launch of a new guide by the Mental Welfare Commission. The guide, which was co-produced with LGBT Health and Wellbeing, has been launched in a bid to increase awareness of LGBT…
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