“However, I appreciate—and I mean appreciate—that he is a great champion of the Scottish whisky industry, and so he should be.
Stormy weather on the Firth of Clyde. Painting by Sandra Ratcliffe.
Twelve years in devolved government, with the virtual guarantee of another seven, is making some personal pension plans dance and stimulating the second-homes market on Scotland’s wee bit hill and glen.
The Young Carer Grant has been designed to support young carers during a significant transitional period of their life, to access the same opportunities as their non-caring peers. The young carers must be caring for someone on certain disability benefits for an average of 16 hours a week to access the £300 a year grant.
In the last year alone there were over 900 externally funded research studies ranging from observational to complex interventional studies across Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
The lorry driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.