First Minister Requests Referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has written to the Prime Minister asking for early discussions to allow a referendum on independence to take place.


Scotland’s first minister has signed a letter formally asking for powers to hold a second Scottish independence referendum.

The Scottish Parliament voted by 69 to 59 on Tuesday in favour of seeking permission for another referendum.

Nicola Sturgeon argues Scotland should have the choice on what path to follow in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Published on 31 Mar 2017

Scot Gov Videos Feb 2017

Funding for grass roots initiatives (22/02/17)

Improving Scotland’s Energy Efficiency (15/02/17)

Child Poverty Bill published (10/02/17)

Extra support for student nurses

Via First minister You Tube
Published on 25 Jan 2017

An increase in financial support for nursing and midwifery students with dependants to help parents and carers into the workforce has been announced by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

£29 million to build fairer Scotland

Video via Scot Govt First minister (You Tube)

Published on 16 Jan 2017

Community and third sector projects that try new ways to tackle poverty and improve people’s lives can now apply for a share of £29 million ‎funding, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.