Information on individuals barred from working with children will no longer be shared with Scotland’s criminal records disclosure agency after Brexit, ministers have been warned.
Brexit could damage university research in Scotland for at least a decade, hitting funding, vital collaborations and disciplines crucial to the economy, confidential documents have revealed.
Government plans to appoint an independent watchdog to monitor how facial recognition, fingerprints and genetic materials are used in Scotland have been criticised.
1491 affordable homes built in Scotland since 2012 are to be sold off within a decade of construction, prompting claims that the Scottish Government has 'revived the right-to-buy.'
Millions of Facebook and Twitter accounts may have been analysed by UK intelligence agencies and personal data shared with foreign governments and corporations, according to privacy campaigners.
No-one has been caught for using drones to smuggle contraband drugs, tobacco and mobile phones into Scottish prisons, The Ferret can reveal.
Police Scotland confirm plans to delete half a billion historic ANPR records that are not linked to criminal activity... once they've worked out how.
Calls for a privacy probe after Scottish Prison Service is first UK agency to admit using controversial phone blocking technology.