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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 »

Brexit: Statement from the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales

Statement from the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales (28 Jun 2019 Article from Gov.Scot) Joint call to UK GovernmentRead More »

Ministerial Statement - Next Steps on Scotland's Future

Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell, Scottish Parliament. (29/05/19) Presiding Officer, Much has happened since, the First Minister set out, inRead More »

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