Holyrood News

Coronavirus pandemic

The Prime Minister and Chancellor have just set out government economic measures to help support our businesses and our economy through the Coronavirus pandemic.

This is an unprecedented package of measures outlined below:

BUSINESS CONTINUITY:

Financial Circular Reveals Real Term Cut

The 2018/19 Financial Circular, passed by the Scottish Government last week, revealed a real terms cut to North Ayrshire Council of £2.929 million.

She said once in a generation...

Nicola Sturgeon has made it clear she wants to drag Scotland back to the divisions of yet another referendum on independence. 

Cautious welcome on unemployment rate in Scotland

Scotland’s unemployment rate continues to be higher than the rest of Britain’s despite a fall over the past three months.

Figures released today show the rate north of the border was 5.2 per cent between April and June, higher than the UK level of 4.9 per cent.