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How is the SNP working to improve mobile coverage across Scotland?

The SNP in Government is committed to working with industry to improve mobile coverage across Scotland. To do so, the Scottish Government are working closely with the industry through the Mobile Action Plan. This contains a series of measures designed to improve and increase coverage across Scotland, such as: further planning reform, using publicly-owned land…

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Is Tourism in Scotland Booming?

Tourism is one of our most important industries, employing 207,000 people, creating jobs, supporting the local economy and building on our strong international reputation. 2017 was a record-breaking year for our tourism industry, with the number of overseas visitors to Scotland increasing by almost 17 per cent to 3.2 million – the highest level on…

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How are the SNP improving Scotland’s digital infrastructure?

Digital connectivity is critical to opening up economic opportunity in every part of Scotland. While telecommunications is reserved, the Scottish Government has taken action to ensure Scotland is better connected. 

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