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Daily Archives: 29 October 2021

Financial Help for Families in Need This Winter

£41 million Winter Support Fund for low income households. Funding to help people struggling financially during the winter is part of a new £41 million support package. The Winter Support Fund will help those on low incomes, children and people at risk of homelessness against

How Westminster Betrayed Scotland on Carbon Capture and Storage

In 2014, the UK government promised to make Scotland a world leader in carbon capture technology – committing funding for a new carbon capture and storage plant in Scotland. Now, it’s revealed as a yet another Westminster broken promise. The UK government chose to reject funding for

Rishi Sunak’s UK Budget: What You Need to Know

When we cut through the Tory spin, Rishi Sunak’s UK Budget falls apart under the slightest scrutiny. This Budget – with the combination of Tory welfare cuts, misplaced tax hikes and a damaging Brexit – leaves millions of Scottish families worse off. Here’s a summary

Scotland’s Covid Certificates Accepted by EU

Scots Must Update Status Before Travelling Abroad Scotland and the rest of the UK have been formally adopted into the European Union’s Digital Covid Certificate (EU DCC) scheme, the European Commission has confirmed. All Covid status certificates will be recognised across Europe on Monday November 1st, as

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, speaking at a podium in Bute House

First Minister Praises ‘Inspirational’ Young People

Launch of the UN Climate Change Conference of Youth. Young people will be the conscience of COP and world leaders must act on their demand for urgent action to tackle climate change, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to say today. Addressing 400 delegates from