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MIL-OSI UK: Driving CAMHS improvement

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Driving CAMHS improvement

Source: Scottish Government Scotland will recruit an additional 80 mental health professionals to work with children and young people, following a £4 million investment. The additional staff, made up of psychologists, nurses, allied health professionals and administration workers, will support improvements to mental health care and help reduce pressure on Children’s and Young People Mental […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Strengthening victims’ voices in parole hearings

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Strengthening victims’ voices in parole hearings

Source: Scottish Government Victims will have greater involvement in the parole process and will be able to find out more about parole decisions, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has pledged. The proposals, which have been informed by the experiences of victims and families in Scotland’s criminal justice process, are included in a consultation on parole launched […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Scottish economy continues to grow

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Scottish economy continues to grow

Source: Scottish Government Scottish businesses are investing record amounts in research and development, according to statistics published today. The Business Enterprise Research & Development (BERD) statistics show that BERD expenditure in Scotland in 2017 was £1.247 billion – the highest level since 2001 and up by 13.9% on 2016. This research and development spending in […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Scotland’s economy grows 0.3% in 2018 Quarter 3

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Scotland’s economy grows 0.3% in 2018 Quarter 3

Source: Scottish Government The Scottish economy grew by 0.3% during the third quarter of 2018, according to statistics announced today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. Due to methodology improvements implemented over the summer the Quarter 3 data are being published four weeks earlier than in previous years. Change in gross domestic product (GDP) is the main […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Business Enterprise Research and Development 2017

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Business Enterprise Research and Development 2017

Source: Scottish Government Scotland’s Business Enterprise Research and Development spend up 13.9 per cent over the latest year. Scotland’s Chief Statistician today released Business Enterprise Research and Development (BERD) Scotland 2017. The main findings are: BERD expenditure in Scotland was £1.247 billion in 2017, this is the highest figure since the start of the series […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Challenging negotiations for fisheries

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Challenging negotiations for fisheries

Source: Scottish Government At the conclusion of this year’s annual fisheries negotiations in Brussels, a resolution has been agreed that seeks to secure year-long fishing opportunities for all Scottish vessels. That includes mitigating potential ‘choke risk’ species including Cod and Whiting on the West of Scotland, and Ling and Hake in the North Sea. The […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Preparing for Brexit

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Preparing for Brexit

Source: Scottish Government The Scottish Government is accelerating work plans to help Scotland cope, as much as possible, if the ‘tragedy’ of a no deal Brexit takes place, Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell has said.  In a statement to Parliament, Mr Russell urged the UK Government to immediately rule out ‘no deal’ and made clear […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Tackling social isolation and loneliness

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Tackling social isolation and loneliness

Source: Scottish Government Scotland has become one of the first countries in the world to develop a national strategy to deal with the serious problem of social isolation. To kick start the strategy, Minister for Older People and Equalities, Christina McKelvie said the strategy would be backed by £1 million over the next two years […]

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MIL-OSI UK: A meal for every child at funded early learning and childcare sessions

Published By   /  December 19, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: A meal for every child at funded early learning and childcare sessions

Source: Scottish Government Every child attending a funded early learning and childcare (ELC) session will receive a healthy meal, Minister for Children and Young People Maree Todd has announced.  A major new Scottish Government scheme, developed in partnership with COSLA, will also ensure access to outdoor play sessions for all children – regardless of where […]

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MIL-OSI UK: Information and advice for EU citizens

Published By   /  December 18, 2018  /  English, Government of Scotland, MIL-OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK: Information and advice for EU citizens

Source: Scottish Government Scotland’s Citizens Advice network will provide a new advice service to European citizens in Scotland affected by changes in the immigration rules as a result of Brexit. Funded by £800,000 over three years by the Scottish Government, Citizens Advice Bureaux will begin increasing capacity to offer advice and support immediately, with a […]

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