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Backing Our Economy & Creating Jobs

First 100 Days: Business Support & Jobs for the Future These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. Investing in jobs and supporting our economic recovery will be a priority for the SNP in the next Parliament. In its first hundred days,

Supporting Colleges & Their Students

Delivering for Scotland #14: Backing for Further Education Colleges are vital to our economic growth and success, providing students with skills to help them into jobs and creating the highly-trained workforce that employers need. They are also a major employer in their own right. The

Fair Funding for Nursing Students

Delivering for Scotland #28: Student Nurse Bursary All Scottish undergraduate students benefit from the SNP Scottish Government’s commitment to tuition-free higher education. In the case of nursing and midwifery students, the SNP has gone further still in supporting people into these critical roles. Unlike the

How We’re Helping Young People Find Fair Work

Delivering for Scotland #38: Youth Employment Over the past fourteen years we’ve taken action to help young people get into work. We have met our target to reduce youth unemployment by 40 per cent, four years ahead of schedule. But there’s much still to do

Nursery & Midwifery Student Numbers to Increase

Mental Health Focus to Support Pandemic Recovery Graeme has welcomed the announcement of a 5.8% increase in 2021/22 in the number of student nurses, midwives, and paramedics entering Scottish Government funded degree programmes – the ninth successive increase in a row. Overall, this year’s increase

Employers Back Young Person’s Guarantee

Growing Number Pledge Support Graeme has welcomed more employers across Scotland signing up to the Young Person’s Guarantee as momentum continues – increasing opportunities for every 16-24 year old in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ScotRail, ScottishPower, Scottish Water, Morgan Stanley, BAE Systems and