MSPs are recommending a new law requiring Scottish Government meetings to be minuted to prevent any “deliberate attempt” to evade freedom of information rules.
Ferret Fact Service looks at claims about the cost of the Scottish Parliament and the First Minister’s salary.
The pension fund for Scotland’s MSPs has invested over £100,000 in a Taiwanese company blamed for mass suicides at its iPhone factories - as well as in Russia, weapons, fossil fuels and tobacco.
Two former Conservative MSPs were forced to pay back £12,512.56 to the public purse after over-claiming on their office expenses.
MSP pensions invested £3.2 million in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels despite the dangers they pose to life, health and the planet.