On tonight's programme - could the SNP's budget be passed with the backing of the Scottish Conservatives? The Finance Secretary Derek Mackay tells Representing Border he's not ruling out talking to the Tories to help his tax and spending plans become law. Also on the programme we report on the countdown to Brexit and how crucial trade talks are set to shape the future of fishing in the South West. With Scotland's first citizens assembly reaching the halfway point of its work over the course of last weekend Peter MacMahon speaks to Assembly convenor Kate Wimpress. And boosting business with the Bard - Why the South of Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine believes making more of Robert Burns legacy could help the Dumfries and Galloway economy.