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The Scottish Government has been urged to bring in new legislation to outlaw the "shameful" and "immoral" practice of sex for rent deals. The SNP conference in Glasgow unanimously passed a motion calling on ministers to consider introducing a new law that would make it an offence to advertise accommodation…
Scotland's Social Security Minister has challenged Theresa May to show "compassion" and end the "injustice" of the so-called rape clause. Jeane Freeman, a former Labour adviser who is now an SNP MSP, launched a fierce attack on welfare changes brought in by the Conservatives at Westminster. Of these she said…
Former carers of missing woman Margaret Fleming have told BBC Scotland they have spoken to her recently. Margaret, who has learning difficulties, had only been seen by her carers - Eddie Cairney and Avril Jones - since 1999, before they reported her missing in October last year. The report was…
Scotland’s health boards will share a £5 million fund to help hospitals and community services cope with a surge in demand over winter. The additional money announced by Health Secretary Shona Robison will be used to boost staff and reduce delays. The cash will go towards winter planning and resilience…
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