Scotland

Top Stories

Features and Analysis

Our experts

Small change in Holyrood's budget

Derek Mackay's budget was big on sending signals, and not so big on financial changes. One signal was presenting the Scottish government as a source of stability while Westminster is gripped by crisis.

12 December 2018
Douglas FraserBusiness/economy editor, Scotland

Tax rows and Christmas jumpers

It was quite a sight, I can tell you. A selection of senior MSPs, struggling to don knitwear. One by one, they forced themselves into colourful, nay lurid, gansies, bedecked with holly and sundry Santas.

13 December 2018
Brian TaylorPolitical editor, Scotland

Elsewhere on the BBC