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David Mundell: Celebrating Scotlandís LGBT Community

David Mundell: Celebrating Scotlandís LGBT Community

Scotlandís diverse LGBT community and equality campaigners will be celebrated at a reception in Edinburgh tonight [23 February 2017].

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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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Berlin Embassy reception for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Berlin Embassy reception for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scottish Secretary David Mundell and UK Ambassador to Germany showcase 2017 Edinburgh International Film Festival

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David Mundell in Brussels: Getting the best deal for the whole of the UK

David Mundell in Brussels: Getting the best deal for the whole of the UK

The Scottish Secretary was in Brussels to discuss how the UK Government is representing Scotland as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

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The UK continues to be Scotlandís largest market for trade.

The UK continues to be Scotlandís largest market for trade.

Latest Scottish Government Global Connections Survey shows the rest of the UK continues to be Scotlandís 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 Burnsí poetry.

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Export statistics show importance of UK Market

Export statistics show importance of UK Market

New figures published today reveal Scotlandís trade with the rest of the UK is worth four times the countryís exports to the EU.

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UK City of Culture 2021

UK City of Culture 2021

The UK Government has today [Thursday 12 January] fired the starting gun on the competition to find the UK City of Culture 2021.

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New emergency towing vessel for Scotland

New emergency towing vessel for Scotland

A new, better tugboat, the Ievoli Black, will take over emergency towing duties around the north coast of Scotland from the turn of the year

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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 UKís economy at a reception in London last night (6 December).

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David Mundell 'State of the City' speech: Scottish Government must embrace local devolution

David Mundell 'State of the City' speech: Scottish Government must embrace local devolution

The Scottish Government needs to embrace local devolution within Scotland if our great cities are not to be left behind those in England, David Mundell has warned.

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Signing ceremony completes £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal

Signing ceremony completes £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal

The Aberdeen City Region Deal was launched today (November 21) with the official signing of the £250million agreement.

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November Labour Market Statistics For Scotland

November Labour Market Statistics For Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the period July to September 2016, and now stands at 129,000 according to data released today.

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#GlobalStAndrews

#GlobalStAndrews

This St Andrew's Day, help us celebrate Scotland's positive impact across the world and the people that make it possible.

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Scotch Whisky Association rountable

Scotch Whisky Association rountable

Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop hosted a roundtable with the Scotch Whisky Association & UK Government officials on Wednesday 9 November.

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David Mundell's speech to the National Union of Farmers

David Mundell's speech to the National Union of Farmers

The Secretary of State for Scotland spoke to the NFUS at their annual conference and paid tribute to the "success story" of Scottish farming.

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Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare   October 2016

Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare October 2016

UK and Scottish government ministers met as part of the process to transfer the remaining welfare powers under the Scotland Act 2016.

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Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare October 2016

Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare   October 2016

UK and Scottish government ministers met as part of the process to transfer the remaining welfare powers under the Scotland Act 2016.

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New HMRC figures

New HMRC figures

Official Statistics published today by HMRC show the Scotland-generated share of UK tax receipts fell from 8.1% in 2014/15 to 7.7% in 2015/16.

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David Mundell: The case for the union: now stronger than ever speech

David Mundell: The case for the union:  now stronger than ever speech

Two years on from the independence referendum, the Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell spoke at IPPR Scotland to reiterate the value of Scotland being in the United Kingdom.

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Scottish Secretary Meets Highland Businesses Ahead of Brexit

Scottish Secretary Meets Highland Businesses Ahead of Brexit

David Mundell will meet Highland businesses today [Friday 9 September] as part of the UK Governmentís work to prepare for EU negotiations.

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New Welfare Powers Transferred to the Scottish Parliament

New Welfare Powers Transferred to the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament today takes on new powers which will allow it to adapt the existing UK welfare system more closely to Scotlandís needs.

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High street dealers closed for business in Scotland

High street dealers closed for business in Scotland

90 fewer suppliers on Scottish high streets after UK Governmentís landmark blanket ban on former ďlegal highsĒ commenced

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Scottish Secretary highlights UK defence benefits

Scottish Secretary highlights UK defence benefits

Scottish Secretary David Mundell witnessed how the redevelopment of HM Naval Base Clyde will continue to provide regional and national benefits.

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Mundell: Engaging with Scotland ahead of EU negotiations

Mundell: Engaging with Scotland ahead of EU negotiations

Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to hold a series of meetings over the summer with key sectors of Scottish society.

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UK Government £50k funding boost for Edinburgh Culture Summit

UK Government £50k funding boost for Edinburgh Culture Summit

The UK Government is to boost this yearís Edinburgh International Culture Summit with a £50,000 contribution.

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Statement from Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop

Statement from Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop

Statement from Andrew Dunlop following his reappointment as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Scotland Office.

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New welfare powers coming to the Scottish Parliamet

New welfare powers coming to the Scottish Parliamet

Today [Thursday 14 July] sees a major milestone in the transfer of new powers from Westminster to Holyrood under the Scotland Act 2016.

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Uk Government boosts Scottish monkfish industry

Uk Government boosts Scottish monkfish industry

Scottish fishermen have received a boost with the announcement today that the UK Government is to lift the ban on overseas trading of skates and rays quotas.

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UK Government saves emergency towing vessel

UK Government saves emergency towing vessel

The UK Government is to commit funding for the emergency towing vessel, currently based off the coast of Scotland, Transport Minister Robert Goodwill announced today.

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Scotland Office celebrates sporting success

Scotland Office celebrates sporting success

With just six weeks to go before Rio, athletes and those who work behind the scenes to create sporting success gathered in Glasgow last night.

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Statement from the Secretary of State for Scotland on the EU Referendum result

Statement from the Secretary of State for Scotland on the EU Referendum result

Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell said:

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Andrew Dunlop's speech to the Oil and Gas Industry Conference

Andrew Dunlop's speech to the Oil and Gas Industry Conference

Speaking at the Oil and Gas Industry Conference 2016, the Scotland Office minister highlighted UK Government support for the industry.

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UK Government recognises Scottish volunteers

UK Government recognises Scottish volunteers

The enormous contribution of volunteers to life in Scotland was recognised by the UK Government today.

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Scottish education expertise to be shared across the pond

Scottish education expertise to be shared across the pond

David Mundell is in Texas to promote opportunities in Scotland. Visiting Dallas County Community College District, he hopes to forge new links between colleges in Dallas and Scotland.

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Dundee Amsterdam route starts today: UK Government funding boosts city economy

Dundee Amsterdam route starts today: UK Government funding boosts city economy

A new international air link between Dundee and Amsterdam starts this morning [Monday 23 May], funded through the UK Governmentís £7 million Regional Air Connectivity fund.

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New powers coming to the Scottish Parliament on Monday 23 May

New powers coming to the Scottish Parliament on Monday 23 May

Monday marks a major milestone in the transfer of new powers to the Scottish Parliament, as the first law-making powers transfer from Westminster to Holyrood under the Scotland Act 2016.

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Queen's Speech 2016: What it means for Scotland

Queen's Speech 2016: What it means for Scotland

Yesterday Her Majesty The Queen announced the UK Governmentís legislative programme for the year ahead.

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Andrew Dunlop's speech to the WeDo Conference 2016

Andrew Dunlop's speech to the WeDo Conference 2016

Speaking at WeDo's annual conference, Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop voiced his commitment to help make Scotland the most entrepreneurial place in the world.

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April Labour Market Statistics for Scotland

April Labour Market Statistics for Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland rose by 8,000 in the period January to March 2016, and now stands at 169,000.

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David Mundell: New Parliament, New Powers, New Partnership speech

David Mundell: New Parliament, New Powers, New Partnership speech

The Secretary of State for Scotland today made clear his wish to work in partnership with the new Scottish Government.

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April 2016 Labour Market Statistics for Scotland

April 2016 Labour Market Statistics for Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland rose by 20,000 and stands at 171,000 in the period December 2015 to February 2016.

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Scotland Act 2016 receives Royal Assent

Scotland Act 2016 receives Royal Assent

The Scotland Act has received Royal Assent and now becomes law.

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David Mundell: A new era in Scottish politics is upon us

David Mundell: A new era in Scottish politics is upon us

The Secretary of State has hailed an ďimportant moment in the story of our nationĒ as the Scotland Bill enters the final stage of its journey towards becoming law.

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UK and Scottish Governments extend Scottish flights support

UK and Scottish Governments extend Scottish flights support

Air links between Dundee and London have been secured for a further six months.

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