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£2 million funding to help businesses prepare for Brexit

Grants for businesses expanded.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £2 million is now available to help even more businesses in

The 'Future Female Business Leaders' programme

Mentor plan for female entrepreneurs.

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £100,000 of new funding for an initiative aimed at

Scotland’s economy continues to perform well

Brexit uncertainty impacting Scotland’s economy.

Scotland’s economy continued to perform well in 2018, with growth returning across all sectors and the

£2 billion additional investment in public services

Budget proposes an extra £2 billion spend.

Health services, the economy and public services will benefit from more than £2 billion

3,450 new homes for West Lothian

Package of support including a Building Scotland Fund £26.8m loan.

More than 3,000 new homes are to be built in West

Nicola Sturgeon has written to the Prime Minister

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has written to the Prime Minister following the rejection of the draft Brexit deal in the House

Tay crossing project given £40m funding boost

Nicola Sturgeon puts Tay Crossing project concerns to bed with £40m funding boost.

A new bridge river crossing as part of

Fisheries negotiations in Brussels

Positive outcome secured for West of Scotland cod and whiting.

At the conclusion of this year’s annual fisheries negotiations in Brussels,

The Supreme Court: Continuity Bill judgment

Constitutional Relations Secretary: Scottish Government 'vindicated'.

The Scottish Parliament was entitled to pass its own legislation to prepare Scotland's laws for

Proposed Brexit deal ‘damaging’ to Scotland

The proposed Brexit deal by the UK Government will make Scotland poorer, according to analysis from the Scottish Government.

The proposal,

UK Government's proposed Brexit deal is 'essentially dead'

Scottish Parliament to have a vote.

The UK Government's proposed Brexit deal is 'essentially dead' because of 'self-imposed draconian red lines'

‘One Scotland: Hate Has No Home Here’

Public views sought as consultation opens.

The Scottish Government is calling on the public to help shape consolidated and modernised hate

European Commission outlines Brexit contingency planning

Brexit: European Commission outlines contingency plan in the event of a no deal.

Strasbourg, 13 November 2018

The European Commission has today

Michelin tyres plant - Economy Secretary meets unions and management

Mr Mackay said the Scottish Government will leave no stone unturned and will do all it can to protect the

Holyrood suspends indyref2 debate after Westminster attack

All parliamentary business has now been suspended by the presiding officer Ken Macintosh.

MSPs were debating a motion which would have

After nearly a year in the remote West Highlands

The contestants on Channel 4’s reality show Eden have left the Scottish wilderness to discover that the show was taken

Scotland could remain in EU

The European Parliament’s constitutional affairs committee has published research saying there was enough "constitutional flexibility" for Scotland and Northern Ireland

Mike Russell has written to all MSPs - Withdrawal Bill amendment plans

Mike Russell has written to all MSPs about the UK Governments Withdrawal Bill amendment plans

Mike Russells letter:

“The UK Government has

Michael Russell - Legislative Consent Debate

Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, Michael Russell

Presiding Officer,

When Donald Dewar spoke at the opening of the

Nicola Sturgeon sets out Brexit alternative

London, 15 October 2018.

Nicola Sturgeon has set out an alternative to the Brexit choices being proposed by Westminster during a

Indyref2 backed by Holyrood

SNP and Green MSPs have voted together to obtain a majority for the First Minister’s motion to seek a section

Scottish Government set to block the Great Repeal Bill

Today, the Great Repeal Bill has been published by the UK Government.

Scottish Brexit minister Mike Russell has responded by saying that:

First minister sends out image of her drafting Section 30 letter

Nicola Sturgeon’s letter, to be released on Friday, will request the UK Government for section 30 powers under the Scotland Act.

The transfer of

24 Royal Bank of Scotland branches to close

A total of 24 Royal Bank of Scotland branches are to close this year.

A Lloyds spokesman stated that 100 branches

Better with Willie Rennie and his amigo's

The Liberal Democrat leader in Scotland Willie Rennie, has pledged that his party's councillors will 'champion' local areas, as he