NICK Clegg only spoke out about UK Government plans on childcare to fight off internal Liberal Democrat efforts to oust him as leader, Michael Gove, the Conservative Education Secretary, has claimed.
Correspondence sent and received by ministers' private offices is only held for three months unless it is considered a matter for public record, the Information Commissioner has found.
WHEN Christian Allard is sworn in as an SNP MSP for the North East today, he will do so in his native French, bringing to eight the number of languages in which new members have taken the oath or affirmation at Holyrood over the years.
A WOMAN with learning difficulties was stripped of sickness benefits after going through a lengthy fitness-for-work assessment without realising she was being tested.
THOUSANDS of benefit claimants are being subjected to stressful fitness-for-work tests because GPs are failing to provide the the Department for Work and Pensions with medical information on time.
THE controversial left-wing MP George Galloway has been attacked by pro-independence politicians and anti-sectarian campaigners for dragging religion into the debate over the 2014 referendum and claiming the SNP poses a danger to Catholics.
David Cameron has written to the leaders of Britain's offshore tax havens stressing the need to "get our own houses in order" as he pushes for international action to tackle-avoidance schemes.
Ministers are under pressure for more cuts after draft plans left Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne with a multi- billion-pound black hole.
THE Government has rejected cutting the number of Scottish local authorities, as the president of umbrella group Cosla condemned a call from senior police for councils to follow their example and forcibly merge.
Politicians have been warned that investment in the North Sea could be hampered if both sides of the independence debate continue to use the oil and gas industry as a political football.