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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Expanding access to free sanitary products

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Expanding access to free sanitary products

Source: Scottish Government Further funding to increase the number of places where free sanitary products are available has been announced by Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell. Local authorities will now have more funding to widen the number and range of places free sanitary products are available locally, increasing the roll-out of the Scottish Government’s world leading […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people into jobs

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, Employment, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Supporting young people into jobs

Source: Scottish Government Views are being sought on the detail of a new benefit that aims to help young people with the costs associated with the transition into the workplace. The proposed Job Grant consists of a one-off cash payment of £250, or £400 for a young person with children, which will be available to […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Agri-food tariff threat to Scottish consumers and producers

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Brexit, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, Exports, Government of Scotland, great britain, Imports, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Taxation, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Agri-food tariff threat to Scottish consumers and producers

Source: Scottish Government Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has written to Secretary of State Michael Gove, impressing on the UK Government the need to deal sensibly and sensitively with the setting of applied tariffs for imports to the UK, particularly in relation to agri-food products. In the absence of a trade agreement between the UK […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Letter to the Prime Minister

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Brexit, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Letter to the Prime Minister

Source: Scottish Government 16 January 2019 Dear Theresa, Following the rejection yesterday by the House of Commons of the UK Government’s deal on the Withdrawal Agreement and future relationship with the EU, I am writing to urge urgent engagement with the devolved administrations as the next steps are determined. Yesterday’s vote in the House of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New drug driving laws and roadside testing to improve road safety

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Crime, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Government of Scotland, great britain, Justice, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New drug driving laws and roadside testing to improve road safety

Source: Scottish Government Scotland’s stringent road safety laws will be strengthened further by the introduction of drug driving limits and roadside testing on 21 October this year.  There will be a zero tolerance approach to eight drugs most associated with illegal use, including cannabis, heroin and cocaine, with limits set at a level where any […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Reforming defamation law

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Social Media, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Reforming defamation law

Source: Scottish Government The public is being invited to help reform defamation law to ensure it is fit for 21st century Scotland. A new consultation on defamation – the damaging of an individual’s reputation through false communication – follows a report by the Scottish Law Commission which made 49 recommendations to modernise and simplify legislation. […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministerial Code: Referral to Independent Advisers

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministerial Code: Referral to Independent Advisers

Source: Scottish Government First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today confirmed that she will make a referral to the panel of independent advisers on the Ministerial Code.   Confirming the referral, the First Minister said:   “It is in the interests of the women who have complained that the ongoing police investigations are allowed to continue […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: MPs asked to dismiss UK Government’s Brexit options

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Brexit, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, Government of Scotland, great britain, KB, Labour, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: MPs asked to dismiss UK Government’s Brexit options

Source: Scottish Government Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell is writing to all MPs setting out steps the Scottish Government believes must be taken to protect both Scotland and the UK from the UK Government’s Brexit deal and a no deal outcome. Mr Russell said the views of the people of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament and […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Helping businesses grow and thrive

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Brexit, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Scottish Government, Technology, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Helping businesses grow and thrive

Source: Scottish Government Businesses will be able to access more than £100 million to help them expand and unlock investment through the next phase of the Scottish Growth Scheme. Through a variety of appointed fund managers, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Scotland will have the chance to apply for financial support, which includes microfinance […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treating everyone with dignity and respect

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Human Rights, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Treating everyone with dignity and respect

Source: Scottish Government People engaging with Scotland’s new social security system will be treated with dignity and respect, Social Security Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has pledged. Ms Somerville was speaking as the Scottish Government published ‘Our Charter’, a document which takes the eight principles set out in the Social Security Act passed unanimously by Parliament last […]

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