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Scottish Council pension funds found to have invested over £1.7 billion in fossil fuel companies

Scottish City Council Pension Funds have been found to have invested over £1.7 billion in fossil fuel companies, according to research published by sustainability advocacy group, Friends of the Earth Scotland (FotES) According to the report, Scotland’s city councils continue to invest in the companies most responsible for climate change, holding a £1,683 million stake […]

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Holyrood votes against Article 50, but legally Westminister holds all of the power

On 7 February, Holyrood voted by 90 to 34 to oppose the UK government starting the Brexit process. However, the Supreme Court judged that the Scottish Government does not have veto power over Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Westminster does not have to consult with Holyrood and the governments of Wales and Northern Ireland […]