Tag: Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish Government comes under pressure to increase MUP

Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) are calling for an increase in...

Beach litter
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Scotland to ban most problematic single-use plastics

Scotland has become the first UK nation to pursue a ban on some of the most problematic single-use...

Scottish Parliament
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Scottish Government refuses to close large stores on New Year’s Day

Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw says it is “deeply disappointed” that the Scottish Government has refused to close large...

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Shoppers begin buying Scotland Loves Local gift cards

Scotland Loves Local gift cards, which help shoppers show their support for businesses in their community,  are now...

Scottish Parliament building
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Government seeks views on plan to end need for food banks

The Scottish government has launched a consultation on proposals to end the need for food banks. The consultation...

Purdey's Rejuvenate
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Healthier options, healthier sales

The slow but steady drift towards greater consumer demand for healthier options shows no sign of relenting and...

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Scottish Government unveils plan to make eating out healthier

The Scottish Government has outlined plans to work closely with the food industry to make eating out healthier...

Empty bottles and cans
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Trade body asks Scottish Government to consider challenges with DRS deadline

The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) is calling on the Scottish Government to consider the challenges with its...

Nicola Sturgeon
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First Minister introduces Retail Strategy

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined the Scottish Government’s legislative priorities for 2021/22, including plans to introduce a...

busy high street
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Scottish Retail Consortium makes Budget recommendations

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has published its recommendations for the Scottish Government’s 2022-2023 Budget, calling for action...