Scotland’s councils have been criticised for spending millions on media and marketing firms instead of investing funds in staff and public services.
June 27, 2022
A ‘dark money’ trust that gave £416,000 to the Scottish Conservatives has again been fined by the Electoral Commission for the late declaration of a donation.
June 16, 2020
A "dark money" trust that gave £364,000 to the Scottish Conservatives has been fined £1,800 by the UK Electoral Commission for failing to properly report donations.
September 17, 2019
Twenty politicians and political advisers in Scotland have left to work as professional lobbyists trying to influence their former colleagues.
September 8, 2019
A leading Holyrood lobbyist has been criticised after a Ferret investigation revealed he is also on the board of a secretive “dark money” Trust that funds the Scottish Conservatives.
July 19, 2018