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The Internal Market Bill should be withdrawn by the UK Government after consent for it was denied by a majority of the Scottish Parliament, Constitution Secretary Michael Russell has said.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
Below is Nicola Sturgeon’s full statement to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday, October 7th, regarding the implementation of additional COVID restrictions in Scotland.
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
Spending proposals would “reverse devolution”. (17 Sept 2020)
Finance Ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have met to discuss a range of fiscal matters and voiced their collective concerns about the financial implications the UK Internal Market Bill will have on devolved governments. Continue reading