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Coronavirus update from the First Minister (21 April 2020)

First Minister NicolaSturgeon: “As of 9am this morning, there have been 8,672 positive cases confirmed, an increase of 222 sinceRead More »

New medical facility in Glasgow named after Scottish First World War Nurse

NHS Louisa Jordan The new NHS Scotland medical facility being created at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow isRead More »

Scot Gov Corona Virus Update 16/03/20

People advised to limit social contact (16/0320) Those most at risk strongly advised to reduce unnecessary contact. To slow theRead More »

Scot Govt; Testing for coronavirus will be expanded

(15/03/20) The Scottish Government has announced measures to increase and track the spread of Corona Virus in Scotland. This willRead More »

Scot Gov News; £320 million package of support for businesses

(14/03/20) The Scottish Government has announced a range of measures to assist business in Scotland during the #coronavirus outbreak. ImmediateRead More »

Michael Russell; Scotland’s voice must be heard on Brexit

(04/03/20) Cabinet Secretary updates MSPs on EU talks. The Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe & External Affairs Michael RussellRead More »

Scot Gov: Response to UK Goverment's immigration proposals

(19/02/20) Migration Minister Ben Macpherson said: “The UK Government’s immigration proposals are an insult to Scotland – they completely disregardRead More »

First Minister announces new Scot Gov cabinet positions

(17/2/20) – First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined new appointments to the Scottish Government and cabinet. Following her delivery ofRead More »

Nicola Sturgeon’s Statement on Scotland’s Future (31/01/20)

Speech by The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon at Dynamic Earth Edinburgh, commenting on the Scottish Government position onRead More »

Scottish Independence march held in Inverness

Thousands of people have marched in Inverness supporting calls for Scottish independence. An estimated 12,000 people were on the marchRead More »

Scot Gov News 20 - 26 Jan

Latest Featured News Articles From the website Boosting Scotland’s exports First Minister stresses importance of international links. Efforts areRead More »

80,000 march in Glasgow in support of Scottish Independence

11 Jan 2020: Thousands of people from all over Scotland march in Glasgow at the ‘All Under One Banner’ eventRead More »

Scot Gov: Independence Referendum - transfer of power demanded 19/12/19

First Minister: “Democracy must and will prevail.” The democratic case for Scotland having the ability to choose its own constitutionalRead More »

Approval for Referendums Bill: Scottish Parliament 19/12/19

Scotland ‘closer to deciding its own future’ Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell has described the passing of the Referendums (Scotland)Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon’s statement on Scotland’s right to choose 19/12/19

There are moments in history when it is important to stand back from the day to day twists and turnsRead More »

Nicola Sturgeon’s statement on General Election Result 17/12/19

Presiding Officer, with your permission, I wish to make a statement on the outcome of last week’s general election. LetRead More »

Thousands march in Edinburgh in support of Scottish Independence 05/10/19

STV REPORT: More than 100,000 people are estimated to have attended a pro-Scottish independence march through the streets of Edinburgh.Read More »

First Minister Statement in Scottish Parliament 24/09/19

First minister Nicola Sturgeon comments on todays UK Supreme Court Decision that suspending parliament was unlawful: FULL SPEECH: First MinisterRead More »

Thousands March For Scottish Independence in Aberdeen

Around 12,000 people marched in Aberdeen on Saturday in the Latest All Under One Banner march in support of ScottishRead More »

Calls for UK Gov to act and allow Scotland to address Drug Deaths Increase

Minister calls for consumption room approval. New figures showing there were almost 1,200 drug-related deaths last year have been describedRead More »

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