A new Brexit fishing row. The SNP call the draft agreement on UK-EU relations another Tory sell-out. But the Prime Minister insists it's a good deal that gets Scotland out of the Commons Fisheries Policy. At First Minister's Questions the Scottish Government's accused of under funding schools and under valuing teachers. Plus Joyce McMillan and Alex Massie reflect on teachers pay and Brexit.
Peter MacMahon speaks to Borders MSP Christine Graham on the latest developments in the case of the Lockerbie bombing. The Brexit supporting Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell speaks for first time since cabinet agreement on the draft deal, telling Representing Border he backs the Prime Minister. And as strikes loom in Scottish schools the Dumfries and Galloway councillor leading pay negotiations on behalf of councils says there's no more cash on the table.
Nicola Sturgeon travels to Westminster with a message for opposition parties - work together to block the Prime Minister's Brexit deal and come up with a better plan. Also tonight, Peter MacMahon interviews Richard Leonard on the anniversary of his election as Scottish Labour Leader. And Scottish teachers and the government are on a collision course as unions overwhelmingly reject a three percent pay offer.
Joe Pike and guests discuss turbulent times at Westminster and ask - what now for Brexit?Read the full story ›
Peter MacMahon presents tonight's programme from Westminster. On a day of resignations and Brexit drama the Scottish Secretary tells Representing Border he won't quit. In an exclusive sit-down interview for Representing Border Mr Mundell calls his colleague Dominic Raab, who resigned as Brexit Secretary, a carpet-bagger. Plus bitter exchanges on the draft Brexit deal at First Minister's Questions.
We report from Stranraer as four hundred activists gather in the town for the opening of Scotland's Rural Parliament. It's the first time the Parliament has met in the South of Scotland and it's due to consider a wide range of issues including the impact of Brexit. Peter MacMahon speaks to the new Rural Affairs Minister. Also on the programme - the parents of a student who killed herself in a young offenders institution call for an independent review of deaths in custody in Scottish jails.
Cumbrian MP John Woodcock has criticised the government over the proposed Moorside nuclear site.Read the full story ›
Nicola Sturgeon rules out signing up to Theresa May's new plan for a Brexit deal. Our regular commentators, the Scotsman's Joyce McMillan and The Spectator's Alex Massie discuss the latest developments. And ahead of the centenary of the Armistice the Scottish Parliament unites in tribute to all those who died in the First World War.
This week marks the half way point of this Holyrood Parliament. With two and a half years gone since the last election, and two and half to go till the next, we assess the successes and failures of the SNP government. Also tonight - the campaign to warn about the pitfalls of puppy farms as thirteen smuggled dogs are seized at the port of Cairnryan. And is it time for our politicians to talk more about death? The former head of the Anglican Church in Scotland Richard Holloway speaks to Peter MacMahon about the policy challenges of facing up to our mortality.
MSPs call for a halt to the roll out of Universal Credit as foodbank use soars. With the new system up and running across the South of Scotland we debate the benefit changes with two of the region's MSPs. Also tonight, the environmental campaigners calling for big changes to Scotland's grouse moors, but gamekeepers warn jobs and rural livelihoods will be put at risk. Peter MacMahon speaks to the naturalist Chris Packham.