Policy Update, 30/06/2020

Posted: 25 January 2019, in News

Scottish Local Authorities

Argyll and Bute CouncilDigital Connectivity vital for COVID-19 economic recovery

City of Edinburgh CouncilCouncil plans to prioritise small business spending with sustainable procurement

Orkney Islands CouncilOrkney Dementia Strategy – held as an example to the rest of Scotland

West Lothian CouncilConnecting Scotland Programme

The Scottish Government

Additional funding for councils

Blueprint for economic recovery

National Partnership for Culture

New Tourism Taskforce

Consultations and Publications

Call for Views: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery

Just Transition Commission – Call for Evidence

Review of Mental Health Law in Scotland

Scottish Political Parties

ConservativesScotland must become digital capital of Europe

GreensUrgency needed on green jobs

LabourWorld Refugee Day 2020

Liberal DemocratsScot Gov must have flexibility to address economic crisis

SNPJoin the discussion with the SNP Equalities Forum

The Scottish Parliament

Committee Unanimously Approves General Principles of ‘Protection of Workers Bill’

Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee launches inquiry into a Green Recovery

Holyrood’s Environment Committee says a unanimous ‘no’ to consent to the UK’s Environment Bill

The UK Government

Government unveils £200 million package to help innovative businesses bounce back

New Future Skills Hub for North Ayrshire

£22 million emergency coronavirus funding for more than 540 sexual violence and domestic abuse charities

UK Parliament

Lords debates strategies for a more sustainable economy

UK Political Parties

LabourStarmer: Economic recovery must be built on “solid foundations” after lost decade of Tory inaction

GreensGreens demand no one is left behind as Government support starts to wind down

Europe and International

Coronavirus Global Response: EIB and Commission pledge additional €4.9 billion