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Supporting New Ideas in Rural Communities

£1.5M for Community Groups Not-for-profit community groups in rural areas will soon be able to apply for funding of up to £50,000 to trial new and innovative ways to address local challenges and benefit from local opportunities. The Rural Communities “Ideas into Action” Fund is

Fireworks & Pyrotechnics Bill

Consultation on Legislation to Improve Safety A consultation on new legislation around the sale and use of fireworks and tackling the misuse of pyrotechnics has been published, and Graeme has encouraged constituents to contribute and make their views known. The proposed Fireworks and Pyrotechnics Bill

Backing Our Communities & Building Better Lives

First 100 Days: Delivering a Fairer Scotland These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. A sense of community, and the resilience we all draw from it, helped Scotland get through the pandemic. The SNP will invest in our communities, in homes,

Empowering Local Communities

Delivering for Scotland #31: Community Empowerment Act The SNP strongly believes in empowering communities. Research has shown that when communities feel empowered, there is greater participation in local democracy, increased confidence and skills among local people, increased volunteering and greater satisfaction with quality of life. Better

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,

Putting Environment & Communities First

Delivering for Scotland #58: Fracking Ban In 2013, the SNP Scottish Government introduced a moratorium to stop fracking while a decision was reached about its future in Scotland’s energy mix. A cautious, evidence-based approach to fracking has been taken in Scotland. The SNP government conducted

Making Scotland Safer

Delivering for Scotland #67: Crime & Policing The SNP Scottish Government has taken many steps to ensure Scotland is a safe place to live. Since taking office, recorded crime is down 45% in Scotland – the lowest level ever estimated by the Scottish Crime and

Scottish Government Budget Summary

This budget continues the Scottish Government’s urgent measures to control the virus and protect our economy and people in the immediate term, while also ensuring a strong recovery and a fairer, stronger and greener future. At its core this budget focuses on three key guiding