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News archive - pre-July 2013

As of 01/07/2013 Scottish Government News is published on www.gov.scot/news

News Archive

News Archive - pre-July 2013

Thursday 24/03/2016

Scottish Government news app [General]

The Scottish Government news app will no longer function after Thursday, March 24.

Wednesday 04/09/2013

News App and RSS update [Government]

Important update to customers of the News App and RSS feeds.

Monday 08/07/2013

Bedroom tax linked to increase in rent arrears [People and Society]

Survey reveals pressures on councils due to UK Govt welfare reforms.

Tuesday 02/07/2013

Independence will protect military footprint [General]

Veterans Minister to attend Defence Committee today.

Monday 01/07/2013

65 years of the NHS [Health and Community Care]

Start of celebrations as 65 Scots give thanks.

Restoration is key [Economy]

Talks continue at today’s coal taskforce.

Wildlife crime [Environment]

New measures to tackle illegal activity

Sunday 30/06/2013

Free energy advice for households [Environment]

Energy Minister highlights new offer.

Saturday 29/06/2013

The future of childcare [Education and Training]

Best international systems considered for independent Scotland.

Friday 28/06/2013

Consultation on business regulation is launched [Business and Industry]

Views sought on best approach for Scottish businesses.

It's in the bag [Environment]

Proceeds from carrier bag charges to go to good causes.

Thursday 27/06/2013

Estimates of Households and Dwellings in Scotland, 2012 [Statistics]

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

Further evidence that GB needs Scottish energy to "keep lights on" [Economy]

Energy Minister comments on Ofgem Capacity Assessment Report.

Increased funds to tackle climate change [Environment]

Initial £2 million announced for greener street lighting.

Low carbon deal struck in Hong Kong [International]

Opportunity for Scottish companies to secure foothold in Far East.

Music group report published [Education and Training]

Recommendations to enhance the place of instrumental music in schools.

Same sex marriage [Health and Community Care]

Bill to allow same sex marriage in Scotland published.

Scottish Government welcome islands' strike price [Economy]

Energy Minister welcomes significant breakthrough.

Scottish universities outperforming rest of UK [Education and Training]

More Scottish leavers going onto positive destinations and earning more money.

Tribunals consultation [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Views sought on merging Scottish Tribunals Service with Scottish Court Service.