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Core funding for north-east councils has been cut by the equivalent of £100,000-a-day, the Scottish Conservatives have claimed.
Local authority leaders in the north and north-east have joined forces to demand urgent action to survive the “perfect storm” facing council finances.
In the first part of this week’s P&J series on local government finance, Calum Ross today finds out how council workforces have shrunk in recent years.
The Scottish Government’s influence over rural planning issues has been attacked after a local decision to reject two Orkney windfarms was overturned in Edinburgh.
Ministers are to consider demands to refund Highland Council more than £2.5 million after the costs of the government’s controversial Universal Credit welfare reforms were revealed.
North-east councils have had to peel back culture and sports spending due to "drastic SNP cuts", new figures have revealed.
Transport ministers have been urged to follow the lead of the Faroe Islands and build a series of subsea tunnels to connect the Western Isles.
Fears have been raised over the ability of the Home Office to process Brexit visa applications from EU nationals.
A former Gordon District Council boss is leading the charge for the Liberal Democrats in Scotland at the forthcoming European parliamentary elections.
One of the Scottish Parliament’s leading opposition voices is due to visit Moray today to learn more about health challenges facing the region.
Thousands of staff at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have been redeployed to handle Brexit, it has been revealed.
A Tory hoping to represent Scotland at the European Parliament has said "normal people" do not support a second EU referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon demanded action against “xenophobia” in politics as she said Scotland rejected Theresa May’s “despicable” hostile environment.
Brexit has "soured relationships" between Westminster and Holyrood, former Deputy First Minister Jim Wallace has said.
Politicians have called for more land to be made available for gypsy/travellers as a new report said almost 140 north and north-east locations are used for unauthorised camps.
A catalogue of Police Scotland blunders has been identified in a dossier revealing almost 200 mistakes were made in 18 months.
Richard Leonard yesterday said paying the minimum wage and recognising trade unions would be mandatory under a Scottish Labour Government.
Fergus Ewing has said Brexit poses a major risk to fish processing as he warned the loss of its EU workforce would threaten the industry’s future.
Highland MSP Donald Cameron has demanded action to protect flights to Coll, Colonsay and Tiree after receiving details of the financial challenges facing the service.
Theresa May faced calls to resign from Tory MPs after accepting an EU offer to delay Brexit until Halloween.
Why was a delay necessary?
'Stop, Brexit!' activist Steve Bray shouts at 6pm everyday outside the gates of Parliament — attracting the ire of TV news reporters and the admiration of Remain campaigners.
Westminster and the Scottish Government are to lead a summit into the awarding of contracts to the offshore wind supply chain as foreign firms continue to cash in on UK work.
Schools will be flooded with hundreds of extra pupils in the next two years, heaping pressure on stressed-out staff and creaking classrooms.
A compromise Brexit deal is doomed to fail unless Theresa May ditches her red lines, Labour has warned.
Highland Council has been left millions of pounds "out of pocket" by the government's controversial Universal Credit welfare reforms, Inverness MP Drew Hendry has claimed.
Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has claimed the Scottish Government is failing to reassure rural patients that the GP shortage is being tackled.
MPs have passed a legally binding motion to force Theresa May to seek a Brexit delay until at least June 30.
Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has been threatened with legal action after he described the SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford as a "simple arms dealer” on social media.
Immigration ministers have been accused of "ignoring" the needs of the fishing industry in northern Scotland.
Moray MP Douglas Ross yesterday attacked the Scottish Government’s “failure” to deliver a social security system north of the border.
Richard Lochhead has said delivery firms should explore setting up pick-up and drop-off points in a bid to cut delivery charges to the north.