Aberdeenshire's road network has reached "crisis point" with a new document revealing a crippling backlog of repairs totalling £99 million pounds.
Scotland’s Finance Secretary will insist the county can “more than afford” to be independent.
Around £140million in Scottish Government loans and guarantees to private companies including the Lochaber Smelter have dramatically reduced in value, it has emerged.
The Scottish Government has requested £52 million from a contingency fund to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
Scotland spent £12.6billion more than was raised in taxes in 2018-19, running a deficit that was six times bigger than that of the UK.
Moray Council’s SNP administration has welcomed “productive” talks with the Scottish Government’s budget chief amid attempts to lever more cash out of Holyrood.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has sought assurances the nationalised Ferguson shipyard will remain committed to a state-of-the-art hydrogen ferry destined for the islands.
Nicola Sturgeon was last night accused of “hiding” from Scotland’s financial challenges after it emerged she is heading for Shetland instead of launching a key document.
Derek Mackay has confirmed a new schedule for the completion of the Calmac ferries under construction at Ferguson’s shipyard will not be drawn up until October.
Ferguson Marine shipyard is to be nationalised in an attempt to ensure two new west coast ferries are completed.
Derek Mackay said yesterday the Scottish Government is “ready and willing” to take Ferguson shipyard into public ownership to deliver two new ferries for west coast routes.
Derek Mackay was yesterday accused of a “huge blunder” for suggesting signing up to the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) would be a “trade-off” for Scotland re-joining the EU.
The number of businesses in Scotland has risen by 46% over the last two decades but the increase lags behind the UK as a whole, new research has found.
Scottish Government considers nationalising Ferguson shipyard amid concern over two new island ferries
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is considering nationalising the Ferguson shipyard, amid rising concern over the multi-million pound increase of two new west coast ferries.
Scotland's budget will be cut by more than £200 million next year to compensate for an income tax take of almost £1 billion less than forecast.
Derek Mackay has been accused of spending millions intended to protect Scotland from a no-deal Brexit on other things.
Brexit has exposed the Scottish economy to downturns and is affecting business investment, the nation's chief economist said yesterday.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has warned public spending cuts may be needed to deal with a £1billion black hole in the Scottish budget.
A north-east Tory claimed the Scottish Government's reputation has been damaged after it emerged ministers sent letters committing themselves to abolishing Air Departure Tax (ADT).
Workers can expect more tax rises to plug a £1 billion gap in the Scottish budget, Scotland’s independent economic forecaster has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has delayed taking £6billion worth of VAT revenue to Holyrood amid fears the transfer would hit the Scottish budget.
The SNP's flagship policy for a £150 million airline industry tax break has been axed amid fury from Aberdeen airport and north-east businesses.
Scotland’s finance secretary has promised to explore adding “conditions” to future offshore wind farm projects to include local businesses and jobs, following a summit at Holyrood yesterday.
Derek Mackay was yesterday accused of being in “full retreat” over the SNP’s plans to ditch the pound amid warnings of the policy's “catastrophic” consequences.
The SNP’s plans for a new Scottish currency were dealt a blow when a poll suggested nearly three-quarters of Scots want to keep the pound.
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.
North and north-east businesses raise objections with Scottish Government over controversial tourist tax plans
North and north-east businesses have raised objections with the Scottish Government over its controversial tourist tax plans and claimed they will damage the economy and discourage visitors.
Scottish Labour delegates yesterday formally rejected Scottish Government workplace parking tax plans at their conference in Dundee.
Proposals by the SNP to ditch the pound and establish a new currency in the event of independence have been dismissed as "fantasy" by Theresa May.
Communities across Scotland are to share a £50 million fund to help revitalise their town centres.
The SNP is committed to adopting a new policy that would see an independent Scotland ditch the pound and establish its own currency.
The Scottish Government’s budget was officially passed last night - meaning an increase in income tax paid for Scottish higher earners compared with the rest of the UK.