‘Highlands energy rip-off must end’

A Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) has urged the UK government to end a 2p electricity surcharge paid by Highlands customers despite the region facing some of the country’s highest rates of fuel poverty. Scottish National Party (SNP) MSP Kate Forbes said the government should end this fee as part of its proposed energy […]

“No way” Scots will privatise Scottish Water

Scotland’s Finance Minister John Swinney said today there is “no way” the Scottish Government will sell off Scottish Water. His comments come after the director of CBI Scotland Iain McMillan reportedly called for the state-owned water company to be privatised. Today CBI Scotland sent a report to Holyrood calling for a “bolder approach” to reducing […]