Policy Update

Posted: 03 April 2018, in Sector News

Scottish Local Authorities

Edinburgh – Tattoo partners with Council to launch Culture Fund

Glasgow – Industry Representatives needed for Glasgow’s new Social Enterprise Board

North Lanarkshire – Communities tackle speeding drivers

Renfrewshire – Give your business a digital boost


The Scottish Government

Promoting equality – New chair of Equality Budget Advisory Group announced

Shaping Scotland’s economic futureConsultation on the Scottish National Investment Bank launched. 


Consultations and Publications

A Culture Strategy for Scotland – The draft Culture Strategy for Scotland for consultation builds on the feedback gathered during the engagement phase and sets out a Vision supported by a set of ambitions, aims and actions. 


Scottish Political Parties

Scottish Conservatives – SNP must listen to business and drop plan to devolve immigration

Scottish Greens – It’s time to free up local communities to make their own democratic choices 

Scottish Labour – Here’s what a truly radical programme for government would look like.

Scottish Liberal Democrats – Brexit job losses should get Labour and SNP off the fence


The Scottish Parliament

Read the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work committee newsletter

Views sought from people in Glasgow on climate change

Festival of Politics programme unveiled 

UK Government

People are spending more time outside in the natural environment than ever before

David Mundell urges Scottish businesses to get exporting


UK Political Parties

Green Party – Greens launch vision for future off back of leadership elections

SNP – Investment in more mental health experts is crucial for the future of young people

Liberal Democrats – Letting fees to be left behind!

Labour – NHS land for sale rises 31% in a year as Labour warns of billion pound fire sale of hospital assets


UK Parliament

High streets and town centres in 2030: HCLG Committee begins investigations

Government’s environmental principles and governance consultation examined


Europe & International

State of the Union: President Juncker to deliver his 2018 Address next week