Politics http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:07:17 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Highland study benefits economy http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12342-highland-study-benefits-economy http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12342-highland-study-benefits-economy

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) will boast record numbers of students and generate an estimated £22.5 million into the economy after the Scottish Government invested £5.5 million to fund 1,000 additional places

]]>
scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Devolved Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:41:32 +0100
Emergency Services under increasing pressure from inappropriate 999 calls http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12325-emergency-services-under-increasing-pressure-from-inappropriate-999-calls http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12325-emergency-services-under-increasing-pressure-from-inappropriate-999-calls

The Welsh Ambulance Service and Emergency Departments (ED) across Wales are coming under sustained and unusual pressure this summer due to inappropriate 999 calls, Wales' Acting Chief Medical Officer and the Medical Director of NHS Wales, Dr Chris Jones, has warned

]]>
scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Devolved Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:28:46 +0100
Celebrating Olympic and Paralympic athletes http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12284-celebrating-olympic-and-paralympic-athletes http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12284-celebrating-olympic-and-paralympic-athletes

Scottish Olympians and Paralympians will be honoured with a homecoming parade in Glasgow on September 14, Shona Robison Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport confirmed today

]]>
scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Devolved Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:54:22 +0100
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on multi-question referendum http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12274-scottish-affairs-committee-publishes-report-on-multi-question-referendum http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12274-scottish-affairs-committee-publishes-report-on-multi-question-referendum

The Scottish Affairs Committee today publishes the fourth report in its series of reports about the referendum on separation for Scotland. It follows on from a Report last week on the legal competence of the Scottish Parliament to hold a referendum on separation

]]>
scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Devolved Wed, 15 Aug 2012 11:20:15 +0100
Landmark new law could save Welsh NHS half a billion http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12250-landmark-new-law-could-save-welsh-nhs-half-a-billion http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12250-landmark-new-law-could-save-welsh-nhs-half-a-billion

Half a billion pounds could be slashed from NHS budgets if the Welsh Government's proposed Active Travel Bill is properly implemented, according to a new report released today by charity Sustrans Cymru

]]>
scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Devolved Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:33:14 +0100
Drive to tackle fuel poverty http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12244-drive-to-tackle-fuel-poverty http://www.govtoday.co.uk/politics/25-devolved/12244-drive-to-tackle-fuel-poverty

Improving energy efficiency in Scotland's households will help to reduce fuel poverty, according to two Scottish Government reports published today

]]>
scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Devolved Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:06:18 +0100