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Scotland’s new social security system will be founded on a set of principles that treat people with fairness, dignity and respect.
Findings of the independent analysis of responses to the recent consultation
"What has emerged is a rich seam of evidence - a solid foundation which we will continue to use as we build each step of this new public service for our country."
Minister for Social Security Jeane Freeman
A new teacher recruitment campaign has been launched by Deputy First Minister John Swinney.
The ‘Teaching Makes People’ campaign targets university undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects as well as people currently working in STEM industries.
"Teaching is a highly rewarding and inspiring career with opportunities for creativity and autonomy and, crucially, to make a positive difference to children’s lives."
Deputy First Minister John Swinney
Scotland’s Place in Europe presents the Scottish Government’s proposals for mitigating the impact on Scotland of the UK’s exit from the EU.
"I said I would seek to bring people in Scotland together in common cause and to build as much consensus as possible."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
The Scottish Government is gifting every newborn baby a box of essential items, such as clothes, nappies and books, to help ensure they get the best start in life, the box is also suitable for babies to sleep in.
"Scotland’s Baby Box is a strong signal of our determination that every child, regardless of their circumstances, should get the best start in life."
Page updated: Thursday, February 16, 2017