Scotland’s share of North Sea revenues soared by more than £1 billion last year – but the nation’s deficit level was still four times higher than that of the UK.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard
Scottish Labour has suggested that it could back the creation of a new public oil company to operate in the North Sea – but an expert has said the case for one is “not proven”.
A new poll has found that support for Scottish independence has risen above the 2014 level – but most people do not want another vote this year.
An urgent inquiry has been demanded after it was claimed that accidents on the Aberdeen bypass scheme have been far more frequent than transport chiefs admitted.
Independence could boost the Scottish economy by the equivalent of £4,100 per person if it follows the example of other successful small nations, a new study will conclude.
The delay-hit Aberdeen bypass was at the centre of a fresh controversy yesterday amid claims that workers had to pay to receive their wages.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has revealed his new front bench team – but there was no job for his predecessor Kezia Dugdale.
Scots are facing a double-whammy raid on their wallets after the draft budget proposed income tax rises for higher earners and paved the way for more council tax hikes.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has said that today’s budget will protect the NHS and other public services against the “worst effects” of Westminster cuts.
Kezia Dugdale has said she “deeply regrets” having overshadowed the election of her successor as Scottish Labour leader by appearing on I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
Labour chiefs want Aberdeen’s suspended councillors to prove their “commitment to challenging austerity” before they will be welcomed back into the party.
New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard branded the chancellor’s Autumn Budget a failure – and Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said Britain had plunged “deep in the relegation zone”.
Kezia Dugdale’s colleagues have decided not to suspend the former Scottish Labour leader over her “unauthorised” appearance on “I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!”.
Kezia Dugdale was denied permission from Labour chiefs to jet off to Australia to take part in the reality TV show “I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!”, it has emerged.
New Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard, has been accused of “dithering” over the future of nine Aberdeen councillors who remain suspended from the party.