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A £3.5 billion investment by Scottish Water will ensure it continues to provide one of the best value for money water services in the UK.
The publicly owned company is starting a six-year programme, backed by £720 million of borrowing from the Scottish Government.
“This Government is determined to ensure that Scottish Water continues to be a public sector success story. This programme is good news for customers, the construction industry and our environment.”
Deputy First Minster Nicola Sturgeon
On November 30 the world celebrates St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day.
It also marks the start of our famous Winter Festivals, when people from around the world come to Scotland.
"St Andrew’s Day is a very special day in Scotland – a day when we celebrate our history, our people and of course our culture."
First Minister Alex Salmond
The Scottish Independence Referendum was held on September 18, 2014.
The question on the ballot paper was ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’
Full details of the outcome are on the Electoral Commission website.
Alex Salmond has announced his intention to resign as First Minister of Scotland.
Mr Salmond said he would not accept nomination for leader at the Scottish National Party’s annual conference in November where he will stand down.
Read the news release
A referendum on independence was held on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
Page updated: Wednesday, October 01, 2014