Holyrood News

Graham Simpson introduces mediation into the Planning System

Graham Simpson MSP has successfully lodged an amendment to the Scotland Planning Bill which would introduce mediation int the planning system.  The successful vote took place yesterday and will become part of Scotland’s planning system.

Mental health staff numbers drop ‘significantly’

The number of mental health professionals working in Scotland’s NHS has dropped significantly, despite SNP pledges to make the issue a priority.

Figures released today show there were 269 fewer workers in 2018 than the previous year.