City councillors claimed nearly 40% more in taxpayer-funded expenses last year – taking the total bill including salaries over £1 million.
Taxpayers paid more than £8million more to run ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne last year, it has emerged.
Unanswered legal questions on North Sea decommissioning, including the potential cost to the taxpayer, will be addressed at an industry event tomorrow.
Labour has called for the UK Government to “stop dancing” around the planned closures of dozens of RBS branches.
Senior politicians across the north of Scotland last night insisted the UK Government must now step in and force RBS to halt their controversial axing of branches following the publication of the Scottish Affairs Committee’s report.
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan will be be grilled by MPs today over the decision to close one in three of Scotland’s RBS branches.