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£40 million additional SNP Government Support for Business
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Free School Meals for 140,000 Children in Scotland
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December 31, 2019
New figures from the Annual Population Survey show that 336,000 young people aged 16-24 years were in employment in Scotland in October 2018 to September 2019.
The employment rate for young people was 59% higher than a year ago (57.9%).
In the same period, 34,000 young people aged 16-24 years were unemployed. The unemployment rate for young people...
April 17, 2019
Scotland's unemployment rate fell to a new record low in the three months to February, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The jobless total fell by 8,000 from the previous quarter to 93,000, to stand at 3.3% - well below the UK figure of 3.9%.
Kenneth Gibson MSP commented:
“This is excellent news for Scotland. Figures also show that e...
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