Scottish Government

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has joined with the First Minister of Wales and the First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland to demand Prime Minister Boris Johnson “do the right thing” by reversing the decision to withdraw the £20-a-week uplift to Universal Credi

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A new Just Transition Commission is to be established to help ensure Scotland’s journey to net zero is fair for everyone. It will be chaired by leading climate scientist and IPCC Bureau member Professor Jim Skea and run for the duration of this parliamentary term, reporting annually on the pro

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Scotland’s Child Disability Payment will open for new applications across the country from 22 November 2021. The roll-out follows a successful pilot launched in July across Dundee City, Perth & Kinross and the Western Isles council areas.

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Not-for-profit community groups in rural areas will soon be able to apply for Scottish Government funding of up to £50,000 to trial new and innovative ways to address local challenges and benefit from local opportunities. The Rural Communities “Ideas into Action” Fund is supported

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Tens of thousands of rural and island homes and businesses in Scotland are set to access the UK’s fastest and most reliable broadband. An investment of £384 million by the Scottish Government through the Reaching 100% programme (R100) will see building of full fibre connec

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More than 108,000 children have benefited from the Scottish Government’s new Scottish Child Payment according to the latest official statistics. The figures highlight how many families and children received the payment from introduction in February to 30 June 2021.

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Further funding has been announced by the Scottish Government to provide short-term care for acutely unwell patients in their own homes. An additional £2.6 million has been shared between ten health boards so they can continue to develop Hospital at Home services to avoid admissions to hospita

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The Highland Council is seeking clarification from the Scottish Government on the proposals for licensing of short term lets. Councillors are to discuss the local authority’s response to the Scottish Government’s Short Term Lets consultation on draft Licensing Order and Busines

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