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The chief executive of NHS Scotland will step down early next year after more than five years in the role.Health Secretary Jeane Freeman paid tribute to the “excellent” work done by Paul Gray.She also announced the man sent in to take over the running of NHS Tayside after it was…
An independent report has urged ministers to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland to 16 and set up a new youth justice system for offenders up to the age of 21.The work, commissioned jointly by the charity Action for Children and Bruce Adamson, Scotland’s Children and Young People’s…
The Brexit deal Theresa May is seeking to "impose" on Scotland could end up costing the equivalent of £1,600 a year, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.The First Minister (pictured) branded the draft deal drawn up by the UK Government as "unacceptable" and insisted: "In short it will make us poorer."She spoke…
Scotland could become a “world-leader in ending homelessness” under a new plan to end rough sleeping, charities have said.The Scottish Government said it will shift towards getting homeless people into long-term and settled accommodation as part of their Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan.Described as a “historic opportunity to make a…
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