Freedom of Information
Police officers' attempt to block disciplinary action for allegedly sharing racist and antisemitic WhatsApp messages cost Police Scotland nearly £200,000 in legal fees.
The Scottish Government has built fewer than half of the houses promised in rural areas and islands more than four years after funding of £30m was announced.
Scotland’s information watchdog has urged MSPs to rethink secrecy rules being proposed for a new post-Brexit environmental body.
The Scottish Government’s freedom of information performance has collapsed during the pandemic and undermined public accountability, warns watchdog.
A housing fund which is a precursor to the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) has awarded more than £100m to private developers who have built just 700 affordable houses.
16,000 more people than officially admitted have been exposed to noise pollution from Edinburgh Airport, according to a scientist who has resigned as an airport adviser.
Noise alarms used by the salmon farming industry to scare away seals could damage the hearing of whales, dolphins and porpoises, according to the Scottish Government’s wildlife agency.
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been criticised for "an abdication of responsibility" and as "very un-ministerial" by a civil service trade union.
The rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has been accused of breaching the ministerial code by failing to record 25 meetings with the fish farming industry.