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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More


First Minister opens Scottish Renewables' Annual Conference

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaking on day one, sets out her commitment to green energy.

Thank you, Matthieu, and thanks also Read More

Scottish Crown Estate legislation published

Landmark legislation published.

Plans to reform the Scottish Crown Estate, and give local communities more control of its assets, has been Read More

A 2050 vision for energy in Scotland:

This is our 2050 vision for energy in Scotland:

A flourishing, competitive local and national energy sector, delivering secure, affordable, clean Read More


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Scottish Parliament votes against the EU Withdrawal Bill

UK Government must respect the will of Parliament

Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe Michael Russell has urged Read More


Star Renewable Energy will join the Low-Carbon Heat Conference 2018

Scottish Renewables Low-Carbon Heat Conference 2018 takes place on 24th April 2018 in Glasgow, boasting an impressive Read More


First Minister statement on airstrikes in Syria

Responding to UK involvement in the US led strikes First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said:

“My thoughts this morning are with service Read More

Scotland is Now - Global campaign takes Scotland to the world

A major new campaign will put Scotland in the international spotlight and showcase the country’s world-leading assets to a global Read More

FM highlights surge in Chinese visitors to Scotland

Chinese tourism spend increases

Total spend by Chinese visitors to Scotland has increased by 414% - from £7 million to £36 Read More


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