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Glasgow Fire Recovery Fund - £5 million to support affected businesses

£5 million to support affected businesses.

Businesses impacted by the fires at the Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh building and Victoria’s

Statement by Michel Barnier following the July 2018 General Affairs Council

Press statement by Michel Barnier following the July 2018 General Affairs Council (Article 50).

Brussels, 20 July 2018

Ladies and gentlemen,

These were

Scottish Government response to the Brexit White Paper

External Affairs Secretary: “UK plans fall short and harm economy."

On July 12, the UK Government published a long-awaited White Paper

Cooperation with Yokohama City

Agreement signed with Yokohama.

Scotland has signed a joint declaration of cooperation with Yokohama City, the second largest city in Japan.

Yokohama,

Support for businesses and households affected by Glasgow School of Art fire

Hardship relief and emergency funding for residents and businesses.

Emergency and hardship funding will be made available to households and businesses

Land ownership - public register proposals

New register will improve transparency.

The first steps are being taken to create a public register of people who ultimately make

First Minister urges House of Commons to amend EU Withdrawal Bill

The First Minister has written to the Speaker of the House of Commons calling for a proper debate on amendments

EU markets access ‘essential’

Brexit could be harmful to seafood industries’ trade

New research suggests that Brexit could cause significant harm to Scotland’s seafood

Scotland set for Highlands solar farm

Elgin Energy has received planning permission for a 50MW solar PV project at Milltown Airfield near Elgin in Moray. This

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

Childcare recruitment - New campaign focusing on career changers

Career changers are being targeted in a new campaign to recruit more childcare staff.

Families across Scotland are set to benefit

Huge expansion of early learning and childcare

Almost a billion pounds to fully fund childcare

Almost a billion pounds will be invested annually to fund the huge expansion

Legislation to establish Scottish social security

A Bill allowing the Scottish Government to make the first social security payments later this year has been passed by

Scotland and Malawi - Global Goals Partnership

First Minister and President of Malawi sign new agreement.

A framework outlining Scotland and Malawi’s joint commitment to realising the United

Newly restored Great Polish Map of Scotland and a 3D model unveiled

3D model of Great Polish Map of Scotland launched.

The 3D model, which has been created by Historic Environment Scotland (HES),

Scotland and China collaborate on social enterprise

World leading expertise to support social entrepreneurs.

Specialist expertise from Scotland is to help grow and sustain social enterprises in China.

Social

Pinney's: New Group to explore options for retaining Annan processing jobs

A new multi-partner group is to be set up to explore all options to safeguard the future of the Pinney's factory,

Giant dinosaur footprints found on the Isle of Skye

A team of researchers led by University of Edinburgh paleontology student Paige dePolo has cataloged around 50 footprints. Drone photographs

Michael Russell: ‘Scottish interests must not be swept aside.’

The outcome of this week’s EU talks demonstrates why the UK Government must urgently reverse its decision to shut Scotland

Protection for the world’s biggest flame shell bed

Loch Carron to receive permanent marine protection.

Steps are being taken to safeguard a Scottish flame shell reef – as the