The expansion of Heathrow airport will lead to an extra 600,000 tonnes of climate pollution from Scotland’s airports over 15 years, according to an analysis by the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Government’s civil service chief, Leslie Evans, has flown to and from London four times more often than going by train while telling her 6,000 officials to “avoid domestic air travel".
Peers living in Scotland claimed £2.1 million from taxpayers over 12 months, up 16 per cent on two years ago - and most of them were Liberal Democrats.
Scottish airports have pushed for a £300 million tax cut in at least 14 meetings with ministers and MSPs over the last nine months.
The plan to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness will damage prospects for moving freight from road to rail.