Lobbyists acting for the housing industry have demanded continued Help to Buy subsidies from the Scottish Government, despite criticism that the cash simply inflates house prices.
Top Scottish politicians quaffed champagne and dined on veal alongside property investors at a secret £5,000 VIP dinner in the south of France, The Ferret has learned.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the row over the new workplace levy added to the Scottish Government budget.
Scottish airports have pushed for a £300 million tax cut in at least 14 meetings with ministers and MSPs over the last nine months.
Ferret Fact Service looked at a number of claims made around the Scottish Budget announcement.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by Ruth Davidson and the Scottish Conservatives that no money has been handed out by the Scottish Growth Scheme.
Scottish taxpayers have given Donald Trump a £110,000 handout to help his £11 million golf business in Ayrshire, The Ferret can reveal.
Taxpayer funded bodies paid up to £1,200 a head for staff and guests to attend an exclusive dinner with former US President Barack Obama.
Journalists have accused the Scottish Government of failing to keep records and frustrating freedom of information law.