Scotland’s former finance secretary Derek Mackay will not be charged over messages sent to a teenage boy that led to his resignation.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has long been eyed as a rising star within the SNP.
Ferries due to be completed nearly two years ago could cost the Scottish taxpayer £250 million when they are finished, a Holyrood committee has heard.
The convener of the Holyrood Standards Committee has asked for proof the head of the new national investment bank is a “fit and proper person”.
The Scottish Budget has passed its final vote at Holyrood, the product of a fourth straight deal between the Government and the Greens.
Nicola Sturgeon has had no contact with former finance secretary Derek Mackay since he resigned from the post over texts to a 16-year-old boy, her spokesman has said.
Scottish Government officials have denied claims of impropriety in the procurement of two ferries from Ferguson Marine.
Nicola Sturgeon has not spoken to her former finance secretary since his resignation, a spokeswoman has said.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has appointed public finance minister Kate Forbes as Finance Secretary in a reshuffle of her Cabinet.
Nicola Sturgeon should have sacked Derek Mackay as finance secretary, instead of allowing him to quit after the scandal resulting from his hundreds of messages to a teenage schoolboy, the Scottish Labour leader has insisted.
Holyrood has been urged to reconsider whether “serious and harmful behaviour” by MSPs should trigger by-elections in the wake of the Derek Mackay scandal.
It is “difficult” to see how former finance secretary Derek Mackay can continue as an MSP in the wake of the scandal over his behaviour with a teenage schoolboy, the SNP’s depute leader has stated
Police have spoken to the 16-year-old schoolboy who was bombarded with social media messages by Scotland’s former finance secretary Derek Mackay.
Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of a failure of leadership over the Derek Mackay scandal, as it emerged the Scottish Government demanded to know the “justification for publication” of a story which exposed him and the name of the 16-year-old he is accused of sending hundreds of messages to.
An SNP activist has alleged that former Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay sent him dozens of unwanted messages over a period of four years.
Former finance secretary Derek Mackay has been suspended from the SNP following reports he sent hundreds of messages to a 16-year-old boy, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed at First Minister’s Questions.
He had been tipped as a possible successor to Nicola Sturgeon, but now Derek Mackay has been forced to quit the Scottish Government.
Scotland’s Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has resigned with immediate effect after allegations emerged that he sent hundreds of messages to a 16-year-old boy.
Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has resigned after admitting he had “behaved foolishly”, following reports he sent hundreds of messages to a 16-year-old boy.
Scottish politics rocked by claims Finance Secretary Derek Mackay sent inappropriate texts to schoolboy
The Scottish Government’s budget has been thrown into chaos after the Finance Secretary was rocked by serious allegations.
A new £1.3 million fund to revamp Aberdeen city centre has been welcomed.
Up to 150 posts could go at Aberdeenshire Council in the next year, as they look to make millions of pounds in savings.
Community groups and trade unions across Aberdeen have spoken of their “shock” after being told the city faces cuts of up to £50 million.
An MSP has welcomed funding aimed at tackling the attainment gap across the region.
City council leaders have written to Finance Secretary Derek Mackay calling for Aberdeen to retain £28 million in business rates.
North-east residents were today facing a 3% rise in their council tax bill.
The Finance Secretary has been asked to give Aberdeen an extra £20 million in a bid to help struggling businesses stay afloat.
The Scottish Government has launched an economic action plan, including an £18 million fund for advanced manufacturing and the piloting of two new “productivity clubs” for businesses.
Almost 40 jobs will be created in Edinburgh following a £6.9 million investment in a new artificial intelligence (AI) software project.
A North-east politician has claimed companies affected by soaring business rates are facing a “shockingly slow” wait for their appeals to be processed.