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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Scottish Government, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 407 stories have been published about Scottish Government which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering Scottish Government?

Scottish Government often is covered by Left Media sources.
Left56%
Center38%
Right7%

Top News Stories

Europe · Edinburgh

Face mask laws end in Scotland

43% Left coverage: 7 sources
Scotland's final legal COVID requirement to be lifted - though the Scottish government is still recommending the use of face masks where appropriate. The long-planned easing of rules comes a day after Scotland's first minister was reported to police after appearing to breach the face mask rule. Nicola Sturgeon was filmed not wearing a face covering as she greeted customers in a barber's shop in East Kilbride.See the Story
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“That was a slip by the First Minister" Jim McColl brands Nicola Sturgeon a liar over island ferries deal

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
Jim McColl, former owner of Ferguson Marine, called Nicola Sturgeon a liar during an interview with the BBC. He also disputed the party leader's claim that 400 jobs were saved by the contract for the ferries. The two ships, the Glen Sannox and the unnamed hull 802 are now at least five years late and running at  150m over budget.See the Story
Europe · Edinburgh

Minimum alcohol pricing has cost Scots £270m, think tank claims

75% Left coverage: 4 sources
The Institute of Economic Affairs said the policy has had little positive impact on public health.See the Story
Europe · Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon to consider 'carefully' whether to release Scottish independence referendum legal advice

Coverage: 5 sources
Nicola Sturgeon refused to comment on contents of legal advice on indyref2. SNP leader gave another indication that a push for a vote could end up in the courts. Opposition parties called for clarity around whether the Scottish Government would publish legal advice as ordered to do so. But Scottish Conservatives leader Douglas Ross refused to say UK Government should publish its own legal advice.See the Story
Scottish Government · Edinburgh

Readers' Letters: Gender agenda is confusing young people

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Driven by the far-left Greens, the Scottish Government is looking to bring in a gender-neutral uniform policy.See the Story
SNP

SNP Government accused of failing to rule out 12% rise in water charges

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Jackie Baillie, Labour MSP for Dumbarton, slammed the Scottish Government for signing off on a two per cent rise above inflation on bills.See the Story
Scottish Government

Oban uniform group urge input into national consultation

Oban High School Uniform Reform Group welcomed the announcement. They said it was a 'massive step forward' to achieve its aims of less 'stringent' rules around what children wear to school. The consultation seeks the views of pupils, parents, and carers. The Scottish Government said it is not intended that the school uniform items will be mandated.See the Story
Trains · Ukraine

Scotland fans warned about Scotrail chaos ahead of pivotal clash against Ukraine

Last trains to Aberdeen, Dundee and Perth all leave before 7.45pm. If you need to get back to Edinburgh, you will have to hotfoot it across to Glasgow Queen Street to get the last service to Waverley at 10.15pm. Scottish Tories called on Scotrail to lay on extra trains to ensure fans can get back from their biggest game in more than 20 years.See the Story
Scottish Government

Scottish Government holding back solar power - Rennie

There is a limit on the size of solar panel projects before they have to go through a planning application. In Scotland this limit is 50kW, while in the rest of the UK it is double that. The Scottish Government has indicated that it will review the rules as part of wider changes to permitted developments.See the Story

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