The UK Government has appointed a new energy minister – for the sixth in as many years. Baroness Neville-Rolfe has left the department to be replaced by Lord Prior. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice
Entrepreneurs starting a new business will be “penalised” under changes to National Insurance contributions announced by the Chancellor, it has been warned.
Scottish fishing interests need as much protection as Britain’s financial services and car manufacturing sectors following the Brexit vote, Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing said yesterday.
Hard-pressed drivers in the north and north-east last night were relieved last night after George Osborne pledged to continue the freeze on petrol and diesel tax.
The first minister said she believed the expertise of the whisky industry in exporting could be used to drive other sectors to internationalise.
Margaret Thatcher's government secretly moved to "suspend" the Barnett formula amid claims that Scots had their "snouts in the trough".