The government’s investment bank gave £50m to a forestry scheme later acquired by a New York finance giant, sparking claims it's obstructing land reform efforts.
The organisation overseeing Scotland’s children’s care system reform – The Promise – has spent almost a third of its budget on external costs.
Major financial backers of the Conservative Party own more than £50m of Scottish property through secretive companies registered in tax havens.
Nine groups — which make up the Revive coalition — have come together to write an open letter, seen by The Ferret, about the new Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill which was introduced last month.
A missing analysis of the future of jobs and oil reserves in the North Sea is undermining confidence in the consultation on Scotland's new energy strategy.
Barriers such as red tape, incomplete data and difficulties tracking down absentee landlords must be urgently tackled to help cities access community ownership.
Decentralisation of power from Holyrood, full devolution of local taxes and directly elected mayors are among the proposals made by campaigners and politicians pushing for reforms to local government in Scotland.
The owners of Scotland's six offshore wind farms have been criticised for paying a 'measly' amount of money to local communities.
Red Rock Power, a firm owned by the Chinese government, lobbied a Scottish minister to reduce the amount it was set to pay Crown Estate Scotland.