Tag archive for ‘The Scottish Government’
By admin On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Scottish Government back the Burrell

The Scottish Government has awarded £5m towards refurbishment of the Burrell Collection to help with their plans. The ‘internationally significant’ museum has received support from the Scottish Government More...

By admin On Friday, March 11th, 2016

Leverndale patient missing

Yesterday 10 March 2016 Mr Lee McFadyen a restricted patient, absconded from Leverndale Hospital, 510 Crookston Road, Glasgow from a period of unescorted suspension of detention in the community. Mr McFadyen is More...

By admin On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Energy Minister wants fast action from the energy companies

This is the text of a letter which Energy Minister Fergus Ewing sent earlier this week to the Big Six energy companies demanding quicker action on prices. The big six are ScottishPower, SSE, E-on, EDF, RWE/Npower, More...

By admin On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Ebola case confirmed in Glasgow

A confirmed case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Glasgow. NHS Scotland infectious diseases procedures have now been put into effect and the patient has been isolated and is receiving treatment in the specialist Brownlee More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Government invokes conservation order to protect Firth of Clyde

An urgent Marine Conservation Order (MCO) is being brought in to protect fragile ecosystems in the South Arran area of the Firth of Clyde. This is the first time these powers in the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 More...

By admin On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

First Minister opens the 2014 Ryder Cup

Opening the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles with a crowd of spectators of around 20,000 the First Minister Alex Salmond said: “This is only the second time that the Ryder Cup has come to Scotland, the Home of Golf. “But More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Nicola Sturgeon announces candidacy for leadership

As the membership of the SNP rises to 60,000 Nicola Sturgeon MSP made a speech today confirming her candidacy for the leadership of the party and thus to be the next First Minister. This is the text of the speech: I More...

By admin On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Call for bike hubs for Scotland

Activists from Scottish transport campaigning group Transform Scotland this morning called for a nationwide network of interchange bike hubs across Scotland.   Transform Scotland has today launched a new report, More...

By admin On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Prime Minister in Glasgow tonight

The Prime Minister David Cameron has been in Scotland all day today, visiting Scottish business ahead of attending the CBI dinner tonight. In CBI President Sir Mike Rake’s speech this evening, he said that he More...

By admin On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Human rights under the spotlight ahead of the Games

Human rights experts will join athletes, media and spectators in Glasgow today in advance of the Commonwealth Games. Five days before start of the competition, and on the eve of Glasgow Pride, activists from around More...