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  1. Public Interest Journalism Working Group recommendations: Scottish Government response

    Our response to the short-life Public Interest Journalism Working Group recommendations set out in its report: Scotland's News - towards a sustainable future for public interest journalism.

  2. Delivering Scotland's circular economy - proposed Circular Economy Bill: consultation

    This consultation seeks views on our proposals for legislation to develop Scotland’s circular economy. The consultation sets out a number of areas in which we are seeking views on whether to take powers within a new Circular Economy Bill.

  3. National Partnership for Culture: independent report

    Recommendations from the independent National Partnership for Culture.

  4. Scottish Household Survey 2020 - telephone survey: culture and heritage report

    Reports on culture and heritage data from the Scottish Household Survey 2020: telephone survey.

  5. Scotland's News - towards a sustainable future for public interest journalism: report

    Independent report produced by the short-life Public Interest Journalism Working Group outlining their recommendations to the Scottish Government on developing a sustainable future for public interest journalism in Scotland.

  6. Right First Time: a practical guide for public authorities to decision-making and the law - second edition

    Right First Time is a practical guide for public authorities in Scotland to decision-making and the law.

  7. Island communities impact assessments: guidance - consultation

    Our islands face particular challenges around distance, geography, connectivity and demography, so it is important that policy makers consider these properly. The consultation on the guidance will help ensure that islands receive fair treatment tailored to their unique circumstances.

  8. Funding boost for science centres

    Extra £2m to mitigate the impact of  COVID-19.

  9. Creative industries: policy statement

    Our vision and priorities for the creative industries in Scotland.

  10. Brexit impact on computer games industry

    Minister discusses concerns with industry leaders and academics.

  11. Celebrating cultural links with Canada

    £80,000 to support creative collaboration.

  12. Culture strategy for Scotland consultation: analysis of responses - key themes

    Report summarising the key themes raised by respondents to the public consultation on a draft Culture Strategy for Scotland.

  13. Culture strategy for Scotland consultation: analysis of responses - summary

    Report summarising analysis of the feedback to the public consultation on a draft Culture Strategy for Scotland.

  14. Culture strategy for Scotland consultation: analysis of responses - full report

    Analysis report setting out the detailed findings of the public consultation on a draft Culture Strategy for Scotland.

  15. Small Business Survey Scotland: 2017

    Sets out the findings for Scotland of the Small Business Survey 2017.

  16. Film and TV school opens doors

    First courses begin in Scotland.

  17. New jobs at film and TV company

    Grant to help build on screen success story.

  18. Young performers: a guide for parents and guardians

    A guide aimed at parents and guardians of children wishing to perform on stage or screen, or take part in sporting or modelling activities.

  19. Film fund generates £17.5m for economy

    Additional £250k will strengthen screen sector growth.

  20. Belladrum record label a hit

    Independent label receives funding for digital release of first artist

  21. Scottish Ballet outreach

    First Minister meets young Scottish students and ballet dancers. 

  22. Creative Industries Advisory Group minutes: February 2017

    Minutes from the February meeting of the Creative Industries Advisory Group.

  23. Report for the five Scottish national performing companies: April 2015 to March 2016

    Annual report on National Theatre of Scotland, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Ballet, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Scottish Opera.

  24. Funding for festivals

    Expo investment in Scottish talent unveiled.

  25. New TV channel for Scotland

    Culture Secretary responds to BBC announcement

  26. Strengthening support for creative sector

    Creative Industry Advisory Group members and first meeting announced.

  27. Press regulation

    Culture Secretary sets out Scotland’s position on press regulation.

  28. Brexit threatens creative industries

    Preserving benefits of Single Market vital.

  29. Brexit threatens creative industries

    Preserving benefits of Single Market vital.

  30. Enhanced funding for Edinburgh's festivals

    Extra £300k to commemorate 70th anniversary of capital’s founding festivals.

  31. Creative Industries Advisory Group established

    Helping grow Scotland’s creative industries.

  32. Funding to boost film and TV production

    Additional £1.25m to attract major productions and grow creative economy.

  33. Record £52.7m spend on film and TV production

    Fiona Hyslop: ‘all eyes are on Scotland’

  34. Funding for North creative industries

    Economy Secretary confirms EU support at Convention of Highlands and Islands.

  35. Life for people in Scotland in 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

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