Britain must urgently readopt a four-nation approach to tackling the coronavirus crisis, MPs warned as cases and deaths continued to surge.
Scottish Affairs Committee
Scottish universities could be forced to curb higher education spending in order to plug the funding gaps left by Brexit, academic bosses have admitted.
Scotland's drug deaths figures are expected to be "as bad if not worse" compared to a record high seen last year, chairman of the Scottish Affairs Committee Pete Wishart has warned.
A second wave of coronavirus and a no-deal Brexit this winter would have a "seriously detrimental impact on the viability" of the Scottish fishing sector, MPs have heard.
Representatives from the oil and gas sector are to give evidence to MPs next week over issues including the impact of Covid-19.
Keeping old oil and gas platforms in place could be a “triple win” for the North Sea, creating a fresh wave of employment, according to a conservationist group.
Sir Ian Wood has warned that the industry will “need to do something dramatic” if it hopes to recover the 20billion barrels of oil remaining in the North Sea.