While the Queen’s Speech this week exposed a Tory government failing to get on with the day job, the SNP Scottish Government got on with the job of delivering for Scotland.
Here’s just some of the news you might have missed from this week.
The number of young people getting qualifications at Higher level or above is increasing, with the number of young people from the poorest parts of Scotland leaving school with at least one Higher up.
Increase in Higher passes for poorest Scottish pupils https://t.co/z50ROdOWfS
— STV News (@STVNews) June 20, 2017
Scotland has now had the best performing hospital A&Es in the UK for 26 months straight.
— The SNP (@theSNP) June 20, 2017
Registration for the baby box is open. And the list of contents has been published.
— Engage for Education (@engagefored) June 20, 2017
The Scottish Government published the Social Security Bill to create a Scottish social security system with fairness and dignity at its heart. And the system will be based on social security as a human right – a UK first.
— The SNP (@theSNP) June 21, 2017
Scotland’s food and drink sector continues to go from strength to strength. In the first three months of 2017, food and drink worth £1.2 billion was exported, up £124 million on 2016. That’s a 10 per cent increase.
— Scot Gov Greener (@GreenerScotland) June 23, 2017
The Queensferry crossing is to open to cars on 30 August, it was announced.
The Queensferry Crossing will officially open to traffic on Wednesday, August 30. pic.twitter.com/1KfODdFQiS
— Queensferry Crossing (@NewForthBridge) June 20, 2017
A Scottish Government and National Lottery fund to incentivise film production in Scotland has generated £17.5 million for the economy – returning £10 for every pound spent.
— Fiona Hyslop (@FionaHyslop) June 21, 2017