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Lord Duncan visits The HALO Kilmarnock

Lord Duncan visits The HALO Kilmarnock

UK Government Minister for Scotland Lord Duncan visited the site of The HALO Kilmarnock, an ambitious regeneration project.

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November 2017 labour market statistics for Scotland

November 2017 labour market statistics for Scotland

Employment in Scotland increased by 2,000 over the quarter, and increased by 46,000 over the year to stand at 2,652,000.

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David Mundell Promoting Scottish Trade on Norway Trip

David Mundell Promoting Scottish Trade on Norway Trip

The Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, will travel to Norway this week [8-9 November 2017] to support trade and investment in Scotland.

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Lord Duncan visits Lewis and Harris

Lord Duncan visits Lewis and Harris

The UK Government Minister for Scotland has hosted a series of roundtables, completing a two day tour to discuss the implications of Brexit for Na h-Eileanan Siar.

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UK Government extends guarantee for Scottish farmers and crofters

UK Government extends guarantee for Scottish farmers and crofters

Around 11,300 farmers will benefit from a £42 million funding extension as the UK Government guarantees EU funding for another year.

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UK Government reaction to GERS

UK Government reaction to GERS

Figures published today show that Scotland's deficit is more than three times higher than that of the UK as a whole

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New ePassport gates opened at Edinburgh Airport

New ePassport gates opened at Edinburgh Airport

Border Force trebled the number of ePassport gates allowing more opportunity to use this automated, fast and secure route through the border.

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New ePassport gates opened at Edinburgh Airport

New ePassport gates opened at Edinburgh Airport

Border Force trebled the number of ePassport gates allowing more opportunity to use this automated, fast and secure route through the border.

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August labour market statistics

August labour market statistics

Scotland’s employment has reached a record high.

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UK Government invests £3.5m in Ayrshire

UK Government invests £3.5m in Ayrshire

Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, announces UK Government funding for HALO regeneration project in Kilmarnock.

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UK Government invests in Scotland

UK Government invests in Scotland

The Edinburgh and South East of Scotland City Region Deal has been signed, with £300m investment from the UK Government

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Scottish economy returning to growth

Scottish economy returning to growth

New figures show encouragement for Scottish economy as first period of growth in two quarters

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Queen's Speech 2017: What it means for Scotland

Queen's Speech 2017: What it means for Scotland

Her Majesty The Queen has delivered the 2017 Queen’s Speech. It sets out the government’s agenda for the coming session.

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Mundell congratulates Scots recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Mundell congratulates Scots recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

David Mundell has congratulated Scots honoured by the Queen, including Billy Connolly and Judy Murray

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David Mundell in Peterhead and Aberdeen

David Mundell in Peterhead and Aberdeen

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has visited north-east Scotland today to meet fishermen’s representatives in Peterhead and businesses in Aberdeen.

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Scottish families will soon see bills cut as date announced for the launch of Tax Free Childcare

Scottish families will soon see bills cut as date announced for the launch of Tax Free Childcare

Launch of new Childcare Choices website means parents now able to find available UK Government support

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Sir Tom Hunter delivers annual Dover House Lecture

Sir Tom Hunter delivers annual Dover House Lecture

The Scottish entrepreneur covered a range of topics such as start-ups and the Scottish education system at the Dover House Lecture.

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Number of Scottish workless households falls

Number of Scottish workless households falls

ONS figures released today have shown that the number of workless households in Scotland has fallen by 38,000 over the last year.

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