Local council leaders have teamed up with businesses to make the case for greater devolution for Cumbria.
If they're successful, more decisions about issues like transport, housing and apprenticeships could be taken in the county rather than London. Katie Hunter reports.
The First Minister says she knew nothing of the business dealings of a Nationalist MP connected with property deals now under investigation by police. And the SNP members who say it's time for the government to come off the fence on fracking.
Jeremy Corbyn's call for a kinder, more caring style of politics. The new Labour leader says his party's fightback starts in Scotland. And at Holyrood the Culture Secretary rejects claims of cronyism in the awarding of a government grant to the T in the Park music festival.
Roads Minister Andrew Jones says there is a "national pinch point" between Cumbria and the North East when it comes to road transport.
He's in Carlisle today, to look at plans to turn two major Cumbrian roads, the A69 and A66, into dual carriageways:
The key thing here is we know we have a national pinch point. We want to improve the east to west connections in the north of our country.
And how do we do that is the question we've asked. And we've asked it in a strategic study, which is going to report next year, and that will form part of our thinking in how we construct future road investment schemes."
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The government's Roads Minister will visit Carlisle to hear about proposals to turn the A66, A69 or both roads into dual carriageways.Read the full story ›
Cumbrian councillors and business leaders are warning the county could be left behind, unless more powers are transferred north.Read the full story ›
The Scottish Environment Minister is visiting Dumfries today to discuss development plans for the National Centre for Resilience, housed at the Crichton Campus.
Aileen McLeod will hear about future prospects for the centre, which is being set up to deal with issues like flooding and helping emergency services prepare for extreme weather.
Scottish Environment Minister Aileen McLeod is visiting Dumfries today to discuss development plans for the National Centre for Resilience housed at the Creighton Campus.
The centre is being set up to deal with issues such as flooding and helping emergency services prepare for extreme weather.
The latest episode of ITV Border's Scottish political programme, Representing Border, looks at the issues from Holyrood and Westminster that matter to the South of Scotland.