Five private companies, who employ around three quarters of Scotland's arms industry workforce, had thousands of closed door meetings with Westminster.
July 14, 2021
Hundreds of meetings between Scottish ministers and multinationals, wealthy individuals and other influential organisations were left off the lobbying register in 2020 due to loopholes in legislation.
Arms firms in Scotland who sell weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in grants from Scottish Enterprise, it has been revealed.
May 23, 2021
An animal welfare charity which received 23 reports about puppy farming in Scotland is warning people to be aware of financial scams involving fraudsters luring people into paying deposits for dogs that do not exist.
March 12, 2021
Inverclyde Council has called on Scotland’s largest council pension fund to stop investing in arms and to commit to ethical investments.
March 5, 2021
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
February 10, 2021
An arms company in Fife, funded by the taxpayer, has won dozens of contracts globally for border security walls, prompting claims it is profiting from “state repression and conflict".
November 26, 2020
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
October 2, 2020
The property deal behind the construction of the new UK Government Edinburgh office hub generated a £6.5m dividend payout to a tax haven firm.