The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
A dozen Scots politicians, including two government ministers, were wined and dined by companies at a £200 per head dinner during the COP26 summit, The Ferret can reveal.
Hundreds of meetings between Scottish ministers and multinationals, wealthy individuals and other influential organisations were left off the lobbying register in 2020 due to loopholes in legislation.
The arms industry is preparing to use two spaceports planned for Scotland to launch military spy satellites, an investigation by The Ferret can reveal.
Private finance schemes are secretive, give too much power to companies outwith Scotland and may not deliver value for money.