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On September 19, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that Lord Smith of Kelvin had agreed to oversee the process to take forward the devolution commitments on further powers for the Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Government has submitted the proposals it would want to see.
"I firmly believe that Scotland should be an independent country. However, I accept the result of the referendum and acknowledge that independence will not be the result of the Smith Commission process."
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
A record number of people in Scotland are being offered a free vaccine as part of the national seasonal flu immunisation programme.
Find out more at the Immunisation Scotland website or call NHS Inform on 0800 22 44 88.
“Together we should make sure we get all the protection we can so that everyone in Scotland can have a safer, healthier winter."
Dr Nicola Steedman, Scottish Government’s Senior Medical Officer
Finance Secretary John Swinney has set out the Draft Scottish Budget for 2015/16.
Mr Swinney focused on polices that will help to make Scotland a more prosperous country, tackle inequality and protect public services.
“The budget is a major landmark in taking forward the Government’s programme and is also a historic opportunity to set new tax rates for Scotland.”
Finance Secretary John Swinney
In Scotland we use over 800 million new single-use carrier bags every year – more per head than anywhere else in the UK.
Shoppers are being encouraged to remember reusable bags to avoid a 5p minimum charge for single-use carrier bags which comes into force on October 20.
A referendum on independence was held on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
Page updated: Friday, October 17, 2014