SNP failed to consult on Car Park Tax

The Scottish Government must not “sneak through” its Car Park Tax, the Scottish Conservatives have said today –  as it revealed that SNP Ministers failed to consult with anybody about the controversial proposal before pushing it through.

Overtime payments to paramedics reach new high

The Scottish Ambulance Service was forced to pay record amounts in overtime costs to paramedics last year, new figures have revealed.
A shortage of staff meant more than £6.3 million was spent paying paramedics to work extra shifts as pressure intensifies on ambulance workers.

Queensferry Crossing work ongoing until next autumn

Repair works to the new Forth bridge will continue well into the autumn of 2019, two years after it opened.
MSPs were told today that delays had caused snagging repairs on the Queensferry Crossing to be pushed back.