This weeks editorials

12-PARENTS

We need a society that supports parents and celebrates children

September 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Nearly a quarter of a million children in Scotland live in poverty. It’s not the deprivation you see in some parts of the world, but it is real. By age of five the vocabulary of children from wealthy families is 13 months ahead of those from poor ­families. Three year olds in households with incomes below £10,000 are two and a half times more likely to suffer chronic illness than children in households with incomes above £52,000. And children living in low-income households are nearly three times as likely to suffer mental health problems than their more affluent peers ... continue reading.
12-THOMSON

Lecture on equality from millionaire banker rings false

August 11th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This week’s editorial leader - BY IAN DUNN ... continue reading.


13-CHARLIE-GARD-FIGHT

Questions for the media and state over Charlie Gard case

July 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Barring a miracle, by the time you read this, Charlie Gard will be dead. ... continue reading.


12-MANCHESTER-ATTACK

Prayers for Manchester and Barra

May 26th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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