Unveiled: the man who revealed 'Project Fear' label
Shorthouse, a former head of communications for Strathclyde Police, has since wryly altered his Twitter profile to include Cochrane's picture and the phrase "massively over-promoted". The term Project Fear was coined by a volunteer at Better Together's ...
Revealed: police auditor collared for failing to keep good accounts
The SPA was set up to oversee the governance and budgeting of Police Scotland when the country's eight regional police forces were merged into one on April 1, 2013, in order to save £1.1bn by 2026. However, the early months were plagued by a ...
Police Scotland praised in report
"Financial challenges persist and although the savings targets were achieved for 2013/14, there is a need for both Police Scotland and the SPA (Scottish Police Authority) to be clear about future structures and have transition plans that deliver ...
Police appeal after Kirriemuir bank incident
Speaking to the 'Dispatch and Herald' this morning, Inspector Gordon Fotheringham of Police Scotland asked members of the public to contact his officers with any information. He said: “Police Scotland received a call at about 04.55 this morning. We ...
Police Scotland deemed success despite controversy
In its annual report, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) said the formation of Police Scotland had been a success so far, but it warned challenges lay ahead. CONNECT WITH THE SCOTSMAN. • Subscribe to our daily newsletter ...