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Twój Głos Naprawdę Będzie Się Liczył

Mieskasz w Szkocji? Możesz głosować w wyborach do Parlamentu Szkockiego. 6 maja odbeda się następne wybory do Szkockiego Parlamentu. Wszystkie osoby, które legalnie mieszkają w Szkocji, maja głos w tych wyborach. To zawiera: Wszystkich cudzoziemcy mający pozwolenie na pobyt w Wielkiej Brytanii. Wszystkie osoby, którym

Organ & Tissue Donation Law Change

New Opt-Out System in Force Graeme has welcomed the implementation of legislation making everyone in Scotland an automatic organ donor unless they opt out. The Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Act 2019 was passed in July 2019 and has now come into effect as of 26

Fair Pay for Social Care Workers

Staff to be Paid at Least the Real Living Wage Graeme has welcomed a commitment to ensure adult social care workers receive at least the Real Living Wage of £9.50 an hour, agreed between the Scottish Government and COSLA. Funding of £64.5 million will be

Free Hospital Car Parking

Jeane Freeman welcomes extension of free hospital car parking Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has confirmed that private finance initiative (PFI) car parking charges at NHS Tayside, NHS Lothian, and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde will remain suspended until further notice. On 30 March 2020, in

£1m for Armed Forces Charities

Extra Money to Support Vital Sector Through Pandemic In his capacity as the Scottish Government’s Minister for Veterans, Graeme has ensured that Armed Forces charities across Scotland will benefit from a new £1 million support fund. The Scottish Government fund will help the sector offset

Thank You

Barring any unexpected deterioration in the status of the pandemic, the Scottish Parliament Election will go ahead as planned on May 6. But it will be an election somewhat different to the type we are used to. As the Scottish Government’s Minister for Parliamentary Business,

We Will Deliver 100,000 More Affordable Homes By 2032

Affordable homes are key to achieving a fairer, more equal Scotland. For over twenty years and as a result of devolution, Scotland has been empowered to pursue its own housing aspirations. In doing so, we have sought to recognise the central importance of good, safe,

UK Urged to Seek a Co-operative Relationship with the EU

Letter from Constitution Secretary Michael Russell to Minister of State at the Cabinet Office Lord Frost Congratulations on your recent appointment as Minister of State at the Cabinet Office. I am writing to urge the UK Government to seek a co-operative, rather than a combative,

Providing Financial Certainty

Farmer funding ahead of target. Graeme has welcomed the news that vital SNP Scottish Government funding for farmers and crofters to keep Scotland’s food production moving during the pandemic has been delivered ahead of schedule. So far, more than 95% of Basic Payment Support, Greening

Budget Deal Secured

New initiatives on free school meals, pay and the environment. Agreement has been reached with the Scottish Green Party to ensure passage of the Scottish Government’s budget through parliament. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has struck a deal which guarantees the Budget Bill can clear its