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.
Read our Political Editor Peter MacMahon's latest blog. A new survey shows Scots would back independence as SNP support surges.
The Scottish Government has denied claims it will cut its contribution towards the monarchy under a devolution deal.
Women now occupy the three most important jobs in Scottish politics, in marked contrast to the big jobs in Downing Street, all held by men.