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National Conversation Public Meetings

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National Conversation around Scotland

Places where Cabinet Secretaries and Ministers took part in public meetings during the course of the National Conversation.

  • Napier University, Edinburgh
    Launch of Your Scotland, Your Voice White Paper outlining constitutional options.
  • Centre of Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
    Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on November 24, 2009 with the Scottish Council on Deafness.
  • Eagle Lodge, Bishopbriggs
    Early Years Minister Adam Ingram and Communities and Housing Minister Alex Neil on November 19, 2009.
  • Port Glasgow Town Hall
    Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill and Environment Minister Roseanna Cunningham on November 16, 2009.
  • Ayr Academy
    Finance Secretary John Swinney and Early Years Minister Adam Ingram on November 9, 2009.
  • Highland Theological College, Dingwall
    Location on November 2, 2009 for video conference with Constitution Minister Michael Russel in Glasgow.
  • Environmental Research Institute, Thurso
    Location on November 2, 2009 for video conference with Constitution Minister Michael Russel in Glasgow.
  • Lochaber College, Fort William
    Location on November 2, 2009 for video conference with Constitution Minister Michael Russel in Glasgow.
  • Scalloway, Shetland
    Location on November 2, 2009 for video conference with Constitution Minister Michael Russel in Glasgow.
  • Orkney College, Kirkwall
    Location on November 2, 2009 for video conference with Constitution Minister Michael Russel in Glasgow.
  • Atlantic Quay, Glasgow
    Constitution Minister Michael Russell based himself in Glasgow on November 2, 2009, to conduct a video conference with University of Highlands and Islands sites in the north. There were links with Orkney, Shetland, Fort William, Thurso, and Dingwall.
  • Dalkeith Schools Campus, Midlothian
    Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill and Communities and Housing Minister Alex Neil on October 26, 2009.
  • South Lanarkshire Council, Hamilton
    Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Schools Minister Keith Brown on October 19, 2009.
  • Corran Halls, Oban
    Community Safety Minister Fergus Ewing and Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson on October 5, 2009.
  • Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
    First Minister Alex Salmond on September 30, 2009 with Council of Ethnic Miniority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO).
  • Maitlandfield House Hotel, Haddington, East Lothian
    Rural Affairs Secretary and Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson on September 28, 2009.
  • Paisley Town Hall
    Education Secretary Fiona Hyslop and Community Safety Minister Fergus Ewing on September 14, 2009.
  • Scotland House, Brussels
    Constitution Minister Michael Russell on September 10, 2009.
  • Molendinar Community Centre, Glasgow
    The Scottish Cabinet on September 1, 2009.
  • Elphinstone Hall, Aberdeen
    The Scottish Cabinet on August 18, 2009.
  • Lews Castle College, Stornoway
    The Scottish Cabinet on August 4, 2009.
  • Corn Exchange, Melrose
    The Scottish Cabinet on June 28, 2009.
  • University of Abertay, Dundee
    The Scottish Cabinet on June 29, 2009.
  • Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
    Communities and Housing Minister Alex Neil and Environment Minister Roseanna Cunningham on June 23, 2009 at Council of Ethnic Miniority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO).
  • Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen
    Communities and Housing Minister Alex Neil and Environment Minister Roseanna Cunningham on June 22, 2009 with Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO).
  • Howden Park Centre, Livingston
    First Minister Alex Salmond and Constitution Minister Michael Russell on June 16, 2009.
  • Kirkcaldy High School
    Constitution Minister Michael Russell and Early Years Minister Adam Ingram on June 16 2009.
  • Burns Monument Centre, Kilmarnock
    Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill and Early Years Minister Adam Ingram on June 1, 2009.
  • Discovery Quay, Dundee
    Finance Secretary John Swinney and Parliamentary Business Minister Bruce Crawford on May 18, 2009 with Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO).
  • Tolbooth, Stirling
    Education Secretary Fiona Hyslop on May 3, 2009.
  • Jedburgh Town Hall
    Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead and Constitution Minister Michael Russell on April 29, 2009.
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
    Deputy First MInister Nicola Sturgeon on April 22, 2009 at Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO).
  • St Francis Centre, Glasgow
    Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on March 30, 2009, with the Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO).
  • Arran High School
    First Minister Alex Salmond and Finance Secretary John Swinney on March 23, 2009.
  • Duff House, Banff, Aberdeenshire
    Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson on February 23. 2009.
  • Discovery Quay, Dundee
    Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill and Public Health Minister Shona Robison on January 19, 2009.
  • Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Skye
    The Scottish Cabinet on August 27, 2008.
  • Pitlochry Town Hall
    The Scottish Cabinet on August 13, 2008.
  • Inverness Town House
    The Scottish Cabinet on August 5, 2008.
  • Crichton Campus, Dumfries
    The Scottish Cabinet on July 29, 2008.
  • Napier University, Edinburgh
    Launch of National Conversation at Craiglockhart Campus on August 14, 2007.