Holyrood politicians are campaigning for their pensions to come from “ethical investments” rather than fossil fuel companies.

The MSP pension fund currently invests at least £1m in oil, gas and coal companies, according to Friends and Earth Scotland.

Now a cross-party group of MSPs have spoken out on the issue ahead of a meeting of their pension fund trustees.

A parliament spokesman said they were reviewing their investment strategy.

The move comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon declared a “climate emergency” at the SNP party conference earlier this year.

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There is growing pressure from environmental campaigners for public bodies to move their investment into greener companies, also referred to as divesting.

Scottish Labour MSP Claudia Beamish

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