State education in Scotland is no longer free with many pupils “missing out” on key subjects because of the costs they face, MSPs have been told.
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Scotland’s top earning senior doctors are overwhelmingly men, BBC research has found.
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Disabled people are being forced to skip meals and sit in cold homes in a climate of benefit and social care cuts, according to new research.
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Fife Council is aiming to bridge the generation gap with a groundbreaking plan for a care home and nursery on the same site.
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Legislation providing for universal access to free sanitary products at schools, colleges and universities is set to be introduced to the Scottish Parliament.
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