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David Mundell helps launch Lockerbie memorial cycle

David Mundell helps launch Lockerbie memorial cycle

Five local bike enthusiasts are to cycle from Lockerbie to Syracue University to mark the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing

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Scotch Whisky Association joining PM on first trip to Africa

Scotch Whisky Association joining PM on first trip to Africa

One of Scotland’s most important trade bodies will accompany the Prime Minister on her first official visit to Africa.

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Scotch Whisky Association joining PM on first trip to Africa

Scotch Whisky Association joining PM on first trip to Africa

One of Scotland’s most important trade bodies will accompany the Prime Minister on her first official visit to Africa.

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David Mundell statement on Supreme Court hearing

David Mundell statement on Supreme Court hearing

Scottish Secretary David Mundell responds to the Supreme Court hearing on the Scottish Parliament's Continuity Bill

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Lord Duncan holds financial services roundtable

Lord Duncan holds financial services roundtable

UK Government Minister has met leading figures in finance, investment and Fintech

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Labour market statistics for Scotland

Labour market statistics for Scotland

July 2018

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Scottish employers to repay employees thousands

Scottish employers to repay employees thousands

Over 25 Scottish businesses owe workers £60,000 after underpaying the National Living and Minimum Wage.

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Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland to join UK Government Edinburgh hub

Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland to join UK Government Edinburgh hub

The new hub at New Waverley, Edinburgh, which will deliver significant growth to the city by moving 2,900 civil servants into the city centre premises in 2020.

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Scottish GDP figures

Scottish GDP figures

Secretary of State for Scotland welcomes growth in manufacturing.

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David Mundell Statement on Glasgow School of Art

David Mundell Statement on Glasgow School of Art

Scottish Secretary David Mundell today updated the House of Commons on the fire at the Glasgow School of Art

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The Rule of Law and the role of the Law Officers

The Rule of Law and the role of the Law Officers

Address to SPLG Conference, 11 June 2018

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Statement on the Sewel Convention

Statement on the Sewel Convention

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has delivered a statement titled 'The Sewel Convention - EU (Withdrawal) Bill and Scotland'

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Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell responds to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill vote

Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell responds to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill vote

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has commented on the Commons vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.

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Scottish Secretary visits Glasgow School of Art to view Degree Show 2018 and Mackintosh restorations

Scottish Secretary visits Glasgow School of Art to view Degree Show 2018 and Mackintosh restorations

Scottish Secretary David Mundell was the guest of honour for the Degree Show 2018 opening

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Lord Duncan tours tourism, education, agriculture and whisky sectors on day of engagement

Lord Duncan tours tourism, education, agriculture and whisky sectors on day of engagement

UK Government Minister Lord Duncan, partook in a busy day of engagements across Fife and Dundee to meet stakeholders from a range of sectors to hear about their priorities as the UK leaves the EU.

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UK and Scottish Government ministers to speak at the first Borderlands Conference

UK and Scottish Government ministers to speak at the first Borderlands Conference

Senior UK and Scottish government ministers will speak at the first Borderlands Conference at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries on Monday 18 June 2018.

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Board of Trade comes to Scotland

Board of Trade comes to Scotland

Scottish Secretary David Mundell joins President of the Board of Trade Dr Liam Fox at the first Board of Trade held in Scotland

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Board of Trade comes to Scotland

Board of Trade comes to Scotland

Scottish Secretary David Mundell joins President of the Board of Trade Dr Liam Fox at the first Board of Trade held in Scotland

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Labour market statistics for Scotland

Labour market statistics for Scotland

May 2018

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EU (Withdrawal) Bill: vital for UK market and respects devolution

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: vital for UK market and respects devolution

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill, currently before the UK Parliament, fully respects the UK’s devolution settlements.

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Protecting the vital UK common market – David Lidington speech

Protecting the vital UK common market – David Lidington speech

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, David Lidington MP, has said the “door is still open” for the Scottish Government to provide certainty for Scottish companies.

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Scottish Secretary visits Islay to remember WW1 losses

Scottish Secretary visits Islay to remember WW1 losses

The Secretary of State visited Islay on the 4th May to join the W100 Scotland National Day of Remembrance service at Port Ellen War Memorial.

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Lord Duncan visits historic RRS Discovery

Lord Duncan visits historic RRS Discovery

UK Government Minister for Scotland, Lord Ian Duncan of Springbank, toured the historic RRS Discovery today as part of a programme of visits across Dundee.

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The UK Government delivers for Scottish businesses

The UK Government delivers for Scottish businesses

The Scottish Business Taskforce of economic and business leaders has met to discuss ways to support some of Scotland’s most important sectors.

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Scottish quarterly GDP figures show continued growth

Scottish quarterly GDP figures show continued growth

Latest figures show Scotland's economy grew 0.3% in the final quarter of 2017, but growth remains slower than the UK as a whole.

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UK Government backs iconic Scottish food and drink industry

UK Government backs iconic Scottish food and drink industry

Scottish Secretary tours North and North East Scotland, meeting businesses and producers to discuss EU Exit, tourism, and trade.

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Defence Secretary reviews tax on Armed Forces in Scotland

Defence Secretary reviews tax on Armed Forces in Scotland

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced he is looking to counter the Scottish Government’s income tax rise that affects thousands of Armed Forces personnel in Scotland.

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Scotland's biggest trading partner continues to be rest of UK

Scotland's biggest trading partner continues to be rest of UK

The Scottish Government’s annual trade statistics (‘Export Statistics Scotland’), published today, show that in 2016 Scotland exported more than £45 billion in goods and services to England, Wales and Northern Ireland – while exports to the EU total £12.7 billion.

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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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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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Multi billion pound defence deal secures thousands of UK jobs

Multi billion pound defence deal secures thousands of UK jobs

The Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced the signing of a contract worth around £3.7 billion to start building the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates.

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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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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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Lord Keen of Elie QC reappointed as Advocate General for Scotland

Lord Keen of Elie QC reappointed as Advocate General for Scotland

Lord Keen of Elie QC has been reappointed as Advocate General for Scotland

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David Mundell MP reappointed Secretary of State for Scotland

David Mundell MP reappointed Secretary of State for Scotland

The Rt Hon David Mundell MP has been reappointed as Secretary of State for Scotland.

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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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Defence Secretary applauds service of globally deployed Scots

Defence Secretary applauds service of globally deployed Scots

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon today thanked the Armed Forces in Scotland for their bravery and hard work protecting the UK and projecting British influence around the world.

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February 2017 Labour Market Statistics for Scotland

February 2017 Labour Market Statistics for Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland increased by 6,000 in the period October to November 2016, and now stands at 135,000, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data released today.

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The UK continues to be Scotland’s largest market for trade.

The UK continues to be Scotland’s largest market for trade.

Latest Scottish Government Global Connections Survey shows the rest of the UK continues to be Scotland’s largest market for exports.

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UK Government leads Burns Night celebrations around the world

UK Government leads Burns Night celebrations around the world

The UK Government will be leading the celebrations of the legacy of Robert Burns this week with a reception at Lancaster House in London and the launch of a new a video showing armed forces personnel and diplomatic staff across the world reciting Burns’ poetry.

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Export statistics show importance of UK Market

Export statistics show importance of UK Market

New figures published today reveal Scotland’s trade with the rest of the UK is worth four times the country’s exports to the EU.

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Scotch whisky: a global success story

Scotch whisky: a global success story

The Scotch whisky industry celebrated its contribution to the UK’s economy at a reception in London last night (6 December).

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