Rail travel could be too expensive for thousands more Scots when new price rises kick in next year, Labour have said.
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.
The leader of Perth and Kinross Council has hit back at a government proposal that local authorities shield private schools from a Scottish Government tax raid.
Schools in the Education Secretary’s Perthshire constituency have warned that his new bill could make it even harder to fill senior posts.
NHS Tayside has rubbished reports that their former chief executive was given a large pay-off.
The NHS boss at the helm as Tayside plunged into financial disarray has been given a £300,000 payoff, according to reports.
Council funding has been slashed by more than £100 a head in Tayside and Fife in five years, according to Holyrood researchers.
Tayside and Fife risk being “left behind” because of the failure of ministers to agree an investment package worth up to £1.8 billion to the area.
The former chief executive of NHS Tayside was given a £90,000 pay-off, The Courier understands.
A minister is in Perth this week to meet members of the gypsy traveller community.