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Plans unveiled for future of Michelin’s Dundee site

£60m for Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc.

The future of Michelin’s Dundee site and the creation of new economic and employment opportunities

£2.3 million target to Save the Waverley

£1 million announced for historic vessel.

The last sea-going paddle steamer in the world will receive £1 million of Scottish Government

Scottish Government take Ferguson Marine into public control

Shipyard to be taken into public control.

The Scottish Government has reached an agreement with administrators to take the Ferguson Marine

Orbital O2 Tidal Turbine will be manufactured in Dundee

Contract for its first commercial O2 tidal stream turbine to Scottish based TEXO Group.

Scottish company Texo Group has been awarded

BayWa r.e. has acquired Forsa Energy’s UK renewable energy business

BayWa r.e. will acquire access to a 350MW pipeline of Scottish onshore wind farms.

The move is part of BayWa r.e.’s

Call to investigate claims of EU voters being denied their right to vote

Concern about the lack of time being afforded to EU citizens to complete the required UC1 forms.

Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier receives turbine contract from MHI Vestas

Moray East Offshore Wind Project.

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the transport

£1.4 billion invested in infrastructure

New schools, roads and healthcare facilities opened.

Nineteen new school projects are amongst the £1.4 billion of new building projects completed

Vestas develops cost-competitive solution to secure 47 MW subsidy-free project

47 MW project to be located in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Douglas West Wind Farm Ltd, owned by Greencoat UK Wind plc,

Embracing a carbon-neutral society

Embracing the transition to a carbon-neutral society.

Communities across Scotland will benefit from new support to tackle climate change and embrace the

Rates relief puts Scotland in fibre fast lane

New initiative to help deliver more broadband infrastructure.

Telecommunications firms will soon be able to benefit from 100% non-domestic rates relief

£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

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

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

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