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Homebuilding body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned that a key Scottish Government document outlining the approach to planning and development to 2045 risks making the country’s housing deficit even worse. In its submission to the consultation on National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), HFS hig

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Over £2 million has been allocated to employers, health and social care providers, social housing residences, community groups, schools and campuses to make it easier and more accessible for more people to cycle.

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Communities and individuals will soon have access to information to enable them to find out who has a controlling interest in Scotland’s land. As part of its long-running commitment to improving transparency of land ownership, the Scottish Government is introducing a new Register of Persons Ho

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Almost £6 billion has been invested to support low income households across Scotland over the last three years. More than a third of that total, around £2.18b, has directly benefitted children as the Scottish Government prepares to publish its Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan for 202

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The new Adult Disability Payment has opened for applications from people living in three pilot areas. People can apply who live in Dundee City, Perth & Kinross and Western Isles council areas, are aged between 16 and state pension age, and are disabled, have a long-term health condition or have

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The Scottish Government has announced a £4 million funding package to help improve infrastructure on Scotland’s islands. The capital investment will be allocated to the six island local authorities to fund the improvement, creation or safeguarding of locally developed infrastructure proj

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People and businesses need urgent UK Government support to mitigate the rising cost of living, finance secretary Kate Forbes has said. In a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak ahead of the Spring Statement, Ms Forbes called on UK Ministers to match the 6% uprate on social security

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Six Scottish social security benefits will be increased by 6% from April 1. Social security minister Ben Macpherson has announced the rise in support for low income households and carers in light of the increasing cost of living pressures.

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Older people are being asked how health and social services should change to help make Scotland the best place in the world to grow old. While the NHS is remobilised and plans for a National Care Service are being finalised, a consultation has been launched on what is currently working well and what

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A new partnership approach launched by the Scottish Government will be embedded across the education and skills system to ensure employers and government are working together to deliver training opportunities for the new green jobs of the future. Scotland's National Strategy for Economic Transformat

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Views are being sought on plans to improve support for Scotland’s community of unpaid carers through the introduction of a new benefit. Under Scottish Government proposals, Scottish Carer’s Assistance will replace Carer’s Allowance, currently delivered by the Department of Work and

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