Scottish Executive monthly listing for February 2009

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Friday 27/02/2009

£1.4 million for food industry [Business and Industry]

Cash to support Scotland's food and drink sectors.

Carbon effective buildings [Housing]

Scottish buildings are to be among the most carbon effective in Europe.

Help for fuel poor [People and Society]

Low income families across Scotland to benefit from new energy assistance scheme.

New curriculum to be 'rigorously assessed' [Education and Training]

Education Secretary speaks at annual headteachers' conference.

Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee [Government]

Re-appointment of the convener and all six members.

Thursday 26/02/2009

Further action to reduce smoking [Health and Community Care]

Scotland to ban cigarette vending machines and displays.

Getting youngsters hooked on science [Education and Training]

New campaign shows young people science can be rewarding to study.

Grants for third sector organisations [Business and Industry]

Investment Fund support for Scottish social enterprises.

Improving Scotland's skills base [Education and Training]

Fifty new apprenticeships for the creative industries in 2009-10.

NHS Education for Scotland [Health and Community Care]

Two new non-executive members appointed to the Board.

Wednesday 25/02/2009

Bluetongue vaccination deadline [Agriculture]

Two limited extensions to the April 30 deadline for compulsory vaccination of cattle and sheep against bluetongue.

Bòrd na Gàidhlig [Arts and Culture]

Reappointment of members to Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

Bòrd na Gàidhlig chair appointed [Arts and Culture]

Chair appointed to the national development agency for Gaelic, Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

Economy Summit [Economy]

£500 million budget cut would cost over 8,000 jobs - First Minister.

Funding for fish sector [Marine and Fisheries]

Fifty projects to benefit from latest European Fisheries Fund allocations totalling more than £5.8 million.

Stubbing out illegal cigarettes [Health and Community Care]

New partnership scheme to tackle underage and illegal cigarette sales.

Tuesday 24/02/2009

Alcohol discharges hit new high [Health and Community Care]

Alcohol-related discharges from Scottish hospitals jump 20 per cent in five years.

Care Homes Scotland 2008 [Statistics]

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

Class size targets [Education and Training]

Education Secretary comments on pupils in Scotland statistics.

Fiscal Autonomy [Economy]

Finance Secretary sets out case for full fiscal autonomy as part of National Conversation.

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