A review of at-risk RBS branches should be shelved so the impact of years of bank closures can be fully investigated, say MSPs.
A Perthshire MP was fobbed off when he asked Theresa May to toughen up the obligations on banks to retain services in communities.
Plans to merge parts of Perthshire and Fife triggered a backlash from residents.
The Speaker of the House of Commons will visit a series of businesses, charities, schools and community groups during a trip to Perthshire.
Education Secretary John Swinney's local council has told the Scottish Government it is "dismayed" about extra paperwork piled on school staff applying for anti-poverty funds.
Cash-strapped NHS Tayside was forced to ask for more money from Scottish ministers to make it to the end of this year, The Courier can reveal.
With the polls now closed, deputy first minister John Swinney is the safest of safe bets to have secured his Perthshire North seat.
For 55 minutes it all went so well.