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
First Minister media address to Scotland on 22 September 2020 on new measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Scotland.
This speech is from the Gov.scot website and was broadcast live on tv and online in Scotland. Continue reading
Below is Nicola Sturgeon’s full statement to the Scottish Parliament on the implementation of additional COVID restrictions in Scotland. Continue reading
First Minister NicolaSturgeon: “As of 9am this morning, there have been 8,672 positive cases confirmed, an increase of 222 since yesterday.
While I would still urge caution in interpreting these figures, I remain cautiously optimistic that, while the numbers being admitted to hospital are still fluctuating, they appear to be broadly stable. Secondly, the number being admitted to intensive care are reducing.” Continue reading
Speech by The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon at Dynamic Earth Edinburgh, commenting on the Scottish Government position on Brexit and the case/strategy for a new Independence Referendum.
“This is a pivotal moment for the UK and Scotland. Continue reading
There are moments in history when it is important to stand back from the day to day twists and turns of politics and consider some fundamental questions.
This is such a time for Scotland.
The experience of the last three and a half years has raised big questions about how we see ourselves as a country and our place in the world. Continue reading