Boris Johnson’s widely criticised trip to Afghanistan when a crucial vote was due on a third runway at Heathrow cost the British taxpayer at least £20,000, The Ferret can reveal.
A campaign group has written to Westminster’s Commissioner for Standards to request an investigation into the conduct of two Tory MPs after The Ferret highlighted inconsistencies in their reporting of "dark money" donations.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has been repeatedly wined and dined by the fish farming, whisky and power industries.
The new Scottish Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into allegations that the Scottish Government has blocked or delayed freedom of information requests.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency ditched a toxic pesticide report after fears it could attract freedom of information requests.
Edinburgh airport accused of “convenient incompetence” after admitting that a blunder resulted in consultation responses being rejected.
Scottish ministers have held private meetings with the fracking firm Ineos and Grangemouth executives from China five times in 13 months.
Influential PR firm Charlotte Street Partners is lobbying on behalf of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper titles in Scotland.
Jim Ratcliffe, boss of Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos, secretly lobbied George Osborne when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer to muzzle the unions.