News you might have missed

Here’s some of the news from this week that you might have missed.



Inward investment secured almost 8,000 jobs in Scotland last year – up 10 per cent on the previous year.





Nicola Sturgeon addressed the Scottish Parliament on giving people a choice on the future direction of Scotland. Read the speech here and get a summary here.





The Scottish Government announced plans for a soft opt-out system for organ and tissue donation.



An estimated 2,600 extra nursing and midwifery training places will be created over the next four years.





Renewable electricity generation in Scotland has reached a new record high.   





Our new plans to increase our emissions reduction target to 90 per cent are now open to consultation. People can give their views here.


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