The UK Government offered a £5.9m pay-off to Edinburgh council in an attempt to house thousands of asylum seekers on a ship berthed at Leith Docks.
The UK Government Raised concerns that a far right group led by a Scot had applied “by stealth” to become a political party, The Ferret can reveal.
Scotland’s wildlife agency killed 57 barnacle geese to study the impact of avian flu because they wrongly feared it was illegal to test live animals.
Undercover operations by so-called spycops to infiltrate Scottish anti-nuclear groups were not justified, an independent inquiry has concluded.
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim by Immigration minister Robert Jenrick about refugees in Scotland.
A charity is raising fears about asylum accommodation after a traumatised refugee family was housed on the edge of a notoriously derelict and abandoned estate in Port Glasgow.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim from the home secretary about refugees from Sudan.
The bill, which could see trafficking survivors detained indefinitely or deported to Rwanda, was a “gift to traffickers”, they claimed.
Police Scotland passed the details of over two hundred victims of crimes to Home Office immigration enforcement teams in a two year period, including sexually exploited children and women who’d been physically attacked and trafficked.