Why is the deposit return scheme so controversial?
The deposit return scheme (DRS) is due to begin in Scotland on 16 August, but has led to…
What is a Section 35, and how does it affect Scotland’s gender recognition law
Ferret Fact Service explains how the UK Government used a Section 35 order to block Scotland's new gender recognition law.
Claim there’s ‘no desire’ in Scotland to have EU membership is False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by secretary of state for Scotland Alister Jack about EU support.
Claim Scots will be £2,000 worse off after independence is Unsupported
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim using GERS figures to say that Scottish independence would cost each person £2,000.
Claim Scotland needs a deficit of 3% or lower to join EU is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by Ian Murray MP that Scotland would need a deficit of three per cent or below to join the EU.
Secretary of State for Scotland held shares in arms firm making weapon sights
Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack registered £70,000 worth of shareholdings two years ago in a private equity group linked to weapons makers.