Scottish Government under fire for overruling council decisions to reject new fish farms
Council decisions to reject new fish farms were overruled by the Scottish Government after appeals by multinationals, which critics claim ignores local democracy.
Salmon firms accused of hiding lice levels
Salmon farming companies in Scotland have been accused of exploiting “loopholes” to hide infestations of lice that cause suffering and harm wild fish.
Salmon companies rapped for breaking rules on shooting seals
The Scottish Government has reprimanded salmon farming companies for breaking the rules on shooting seals - but has not taken any further action.
Minister under fire for silence on Qatar worker deaths
Scottish minister didn't mention human rights abuses while seeking up to £1.3 billion to pay for new hospitals and motorways from the oil-rich state of Qatar.