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  • The First Minister and Minister for Drugs Policy Angela Constance have attended a meeting of the Drug Deaths Taskforce to discuss the group’s priorities to improve outcomes for people whose lives are affected by drugs.

    12th January 2021 by Angela Constance MSP

    Minister for Drugs Policy Angela Constance said: “Meeting the taskforce for the first time was a key opportunity for me to recognise the hard work that has already been done, and to hear ideas of how we can build on the plans we have. “We are determined to lead a national mission to deliver a step...

  • New Drugs Minister calls for ‘national mission’ to tackle problem

    22nd December 2020 by fairer-scotland

    Scotland’s new Minister for Drugs Policy Angela Constance has said that people with lived experience must be at the heart of a new “national mission” in tackling drug deaths. Speaking after the Scottish Parliament approved her appointment to the new role, in which she will report directly to the First Minister, Ms Constance said: “The...

  • Protecting women experiencing domestic abuse

    22nd December 2020 by Aileen Campbell

    The Scottish Government is clear that domestic abuse is completely unacceptable and that all women should be able to access support which meets their particular needs. Unfortunately women experiencing abuse often have to uproot their entire life and family to be placed in temporary accommodation that doesn’t meet their needs, adding the deep anxiety caused...

  • Health Secretary Jeane Freeman – Christmas Message to Scotland’s health and social care sector

    22nd December 2020 by Jeane Freeman MSP

    After an extremely challenging year, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has praised the resilience and compassion shown by those working in Scotland’s health and social care sector. In her Christmas message, Ms Freeman said: “This year has been a year like no other. In responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone who works in health and social...

  • A planning system that supports sustainable development

    18th December 2020 by Kevin Stewart MSP

    Today I have published changes to the Scottish Planning Policy. The changes tackle complex and difficult issues in our planning system that have been the subject of a number of legal disputes. The changes confirm our continuing support for the delivery of good quality, sustainable development, in the right locations that strike the best possible...

  • Greener homes and communities

    16th December 2020 by Aileen Campbell

    Housing policy has a vital role to play in achieving many of Scotland’s aspirations, including tackling child poverty and ending homelessness, eradicating fuel poverty and tackling We want to combine the action we need to meet the challenge of the climate emergency with our ambition to provide affordable, warm homes. By the end of 2021,...

  • Responding to the Scottish House Condition Survey 2019

    1st December 2020 by Kevin Stewart MSP

    The Scottish Government remains committed to ending fuel poverty entirely and implementing our ambitious Fuel Poverty Act. Fuel poverty figures in the 2019 report are likely to have been influenced by an increase in fuel prices between 2018 and 2019, particularly for electricity. Indeed, these statistics have highlighted that cost of electricity per unit remains...

  • Violence Against Women and Girls and Learning Disabilities Virtual Event – speech by Equalities Minister Christina McKelive

    30th November 2020 by Christina McKelvie

    Thank you very much for having me, and thank you Michelle and Roxanne for speaking so bravely about your own experiences. Listening to the voices of survivors is crucial to us as we develop policy; and it is only by listening to these experiences that we can implement policies that effectively meet the needs of...

  • Building a planning system for the future

    26th November 2020 by Kevin Stewart MSP

    There is an especially busy and exciting period ahead for Scotland’s planning system. We are living through a global health and economic emergency. This has been an enormous challenge for us all but amid the darkness and disruption of Covid-19, we have been reminded about what matters most: the people around us, the places we...

  • Protecting and promoting human rights

    26th November 2020 by Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP

    Scotland is a modern, inclusive nation which is committed to protect, respect and realise internationally recognised human rights and equality. This is at the heart of everything we are doing in the National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership. We have been talking to a wide variety of stakeholders from grassroots organisations and community projects to...

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