A Scottish council is designing a £3 million rates relief scheme to try and avoid giving money to Donald Trump and other big businesses.
The Scottish Government is coming under pressure to find a new way to finance infrastructure investment as concerns rise over the cost of private finance schemes.
Ahead of the next Old Firm clash there are renewed calls for football clubs to pay for the true cost of policing their matches.
Private finance schemes are to be investigated by public spending watchdogs after they punched a £932m hole in the Scottish Government’s budget.
Officials have been criticised over ‘hollow’ pledges to keep former pool site as a leisure facility for Leith.
Despite pledging to invest ethically, Scottish universities still have shares worth millions in arms, fossil fuels and tobacco companies.
Vital information on the health of the economy is “arbitrarily” altered to avoid awkward questions, claims former ONS worker.