The Tay Cities Deal will be signed off next week following confirmation in the Budget it is being bankrolled with £350 million of public funding.
Farmers are going on recruiting trips to Eastern Europe and offering loans to potential workers amid “desperate” labour shortages.
A Conservative MP is demanding Theresa May fixes an immigration crisis that could leave a £100m-plus industry “withering on the vine”.
Rail travel could be too expensive for thousands more Scots when new price rises kick in next year, Labour have said.
Tayside and Fife councils are having £23m cut from their day-to-day budgets under the funding deal tabled by ministers.
Council funding has been slashed by more than £100 a head in Tayside and Fife in five years, according to Holyrood researchers.
Theresa May has dropped as huge hint her government will sign off the Tay Cities deal, securing millions of pounds to transform the local area.
RBS has been accused of misleading parliament by denying it used staff targets to move customers online.
The snap general election may be dominating the headlines, but Scotland goes to the polls this week in another important vote.
A £400 million economic boost for Tayside and Fife must not fall victim of an “internal Tory leadership feud”, a Dundee MP has said.