Scottish Executive monthly listing for April 2002

News Releases:

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Tuesday 30/04/2002

Funding for local sustainable development [Environment]

Community groups across to share more than £100,000 to promote sustainable development.

Funding for voluntary social services [People and Society]

£500,000 for voluntary organisations who provide vital social services support.

Furture looks bright for shipbuilding industry [Transport]

Agreement means Inchgreen dry dock could be used for assembling future aircraft carriers.

Minister responds to MMR report [Health and Community Care]

Executive to continue triple jab policy as best means of vaccination.

MMR experts call for action on Autism [Health and Community Care]

MMR Expert Group finds no link with vaccine but recommends urgent research.

Nationwide roll-out of electronic tagging [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Tagging offenders launched with opening of monitoring centre at East Kilbride.

New Deal moves into next phase [Business and Industry]

Pilot areas for more flexible approach to helping individuals into work.

NHS told to "raise game" on infection control [Health and Community Care]

Health Minister says hospitals will be monitored to ensure improvements are achieved.

Seasonal variations in mortality rates [People and Society]

Registrar General finds winter deaths more common among older people.

Seeking a more sustainable Scotland [Environment]

Priorities and targets laid out in drive to achieve sustainable development.

Monday 29/04/2002

£5m for special needs projects [Education and Training]

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Innovation Grants programme to provide funding for over 40 projects.

Box weight consultation begins [Marine and Fisheries]

Consultation covering proposals to modernise aspects of way fish is marketed in Scotland.

Devolution working for business - FM [Government]

First Minister and Minister for Enterprise hold ‘listening to business’ forum in Edinburgh.

Fight against fuel poverty on Tayside [People and Society]

Dundee Community Energy Partnership gets £200,000 for next three years.

Minister timetables train improvements [Transport]

Minister outlines how Executive is driving ahead with the replacing of the ScotRail franchise.

Non-sector catch limits [Marine and Fisheries]

Non-sector catch limits for May 2002 in North Sea areas IV, VI and VII.

Profitability and energy efficiency [Environment]

Allied Distillers and suppliers achieve energy consumption reductions.

Rural health projects win share of over £1m [Rural Development]

48 winning bids in 2nd round of allocations from Remote and Rural Areas Resource Initiative (RARARI)

Shellfish important to coastal economy - Minister [Marine and Fisheries]

Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development visits Loch Etive.

The changing face of the fire service [Education and Training]

Justice Minister launches ‘The Scottish Fire Service of the Future’ at Gullane Training School.

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