Scottish Government



Scottish Joint Industry Board warns of 'cowboy' electricians

Fiona Harper, secretary of the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB), has said that stricter regulati ...

Published 20 September 2019

Scottish housebuilding outstripping rest of UK, says Housing Minister

Scotland is storming ahead of the rest of the UK in building new homes, according to new figures fro ...

Published 30 June 2016

Ministers call in Highlands school plan and pass another

The Highland Council is to proceed with its proposal to establish a £45 million school campus in Ta ...

Published 6 May 2015

Joint Delivery Plan aims to boost delivery of new homes

The Scottish Government is to publish a plan to support the delivery of new homes as new figures r ...

Published 1 April 2015

£7bn investment on new infrastructure projects this year

Almost 70 projects totalling around £7 billion will be under construction in 2015, according to t ...

Published 18 March 2015

£21m for three new school building projects

New primary school building projects across the country have been given a £21 million boost from ...

Published 5 March 2015

Derelict and vacant land decreases by 1.2 per cent

The total amount of derelict and urban vacant land in Scotland decreased by 129 hectares or 1.2 per ...

Published 19 February 2015

New street lighting toolkit gives Scotland’s councils power to save millions

An easy-to-use toolkit has been launched to give Scotland’s local authorities real-time informat ...

Published 17 February 2015

Scottish Government launches Planning Improvement and Good Practice Survey

The Scottish Government’s Planning and Architecture Division has launched a survey into planning i ...

Published 16 February 2015

Schools and health centres to be put on hold as new European rules cause contractual issues

A number of projects to construct new health centres and schools with money from the private secto ...

Published 12 February 2015

Government unveils extra £20m for energy efficiency and reaffirms £4.5bn infrastructure commitment

The Scottish Government has announced an extra £20 million to address fuel poverty and energy eff ...

Published 5 February 2015

Three Dumfries schools to benefit from £21m investment

Three schools in Dumfries and Galloway will be rebuilt or refurbished by 2018 following a £21 mil ...

Published 28 January 2015

No decision made on women's prison plans

The Scottish Government has said a decision has not yet been made on the planned women’s priso ...

Published 23 January 2015

Scottish Government invests further £3m for A83

An additional £3 million is being invested by the Scottish Government in the A83 in the coming ye ...

Published 14 January 2015

Taskforce to report on condition of school estates

The Scottish Government has established a group to assess and report on the condition of school bu ...

Published 14 January 2015