A multi-million pound package of support has been invested to help tourism and hospitality businesses recover from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Delivered in the first 100 days of the new Scottish Government, the support is part of a wider £129 million investment in the sector which has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. The package of support includes:

A consultation has been launched to seek the public’s views ahead of the creation of a National Care Service, which will ensure everyone who needs it can expect the same standards of care, wherever they live in Scotland.

Anyone aged 18 and over who has not received a first coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment or has missed their first dose for any reason is being invited to self-register for an appointment.

First Minister sets out priorities for Government.

Scotland’s recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be driven by an ambitious programme to build a modern, high-tech economy while staying true to enduring values of fairness and compassion, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Significant easing of restrictions across most of Scotland from 17 May.

From today (Monday 26th April) everyone in Scotland will be able to access rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, even if they have no symptoms.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced details of the further relaxation of restrictions across Scotland.

Travel within Scotland for outdoor socialising, recreation and exercise will be allowed from Friday 16 April.