The former Scottish National Investment Bank chief executive has released a statement explaining why she abruptly quit the job. Throughout the week, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes and Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon faced questions about why Eilidh Mactaggart left office. During Prime Minister’s Questions, Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross (below) claimedRead More →

The Scottish renewable energy industry has thanked Holyrood Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse, who lost his seat in parliamentary elections last week. The chief executive of the Scottish Renewables trade body, Claire Mack, said Wheelhouse had demonstrated a “deep understanding” of the renewable energy industry throughout his tenure as Minister ofRead More →

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the UK’s devolved nations to crisis talks over the union after the pro-independence Scottish National Party won its fourth successive parliamentary election. Key points: Mr Johnson congratulated Nicola Sturgeon on his party’s victory in the Scottish election He invited leaders fromRead More →