SCOTTISH NEWS FEATURES
Scotland bucks UK and Europe trend to secure foreign investment project increase
Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen in UK’s top 10 foreign investment cities outside of London
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This is the results page for the Scottish Parliament Elections held on the 6th of May 2021.
The SNP will form the next Scottish Government – a historic fourth consecutive win for the party.
Pro Independence parties also carried a majority of seats with the SNP and Greens winning 72 of the 129 seats in the parliament. Continue reading
All 32 local authorities across Scotland have chosen to freeze council tax following a Scottish Government commitment to compensate those who do so.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes said:
“With people facing unprecedented challenges and extra pressures, now is a time to work together to provide stability and certainty. Continue reading
In the latest Scottish Elections Poll (released via The Scotsman and Savanta ComRes) predictions for the Scottish Parliament results in May show Independence supporting parties achieving a 19 seat majority at Holyrood. Continue reading
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially launched the Scottish National Investment Bank.
It will be backed by £2bn of Scottish Government funding over the next decade
Scot Gov: “It will help to tackle some of the biggest challenges Scotland faces now and in years to come, delivering economic, social and environmental returns.” Continue reading
Statement on EU and UK Government talks by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Commenting on the EU and UK Government talks, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said:
It is beyond belief that in the midst of a global pandemic and deep recession the Prime Minister is telling Scotland to get ready for a disastrous No Deal Brexit. Continue reading
‘Internal Market Bill should be abandoned’
Parliament rejects consent for “deeply damaging” Bill.
The Internal Market Bill should be withdrawn by the UK Government after consent for it was denied by a majority of the Scottish Parliament, Constitution Secretary Michael Russell has said. Continue reading