New report unveils initiatives to reduce the number of women prisoners.
Improved delivery of top quality services is key priority - Minister
Minister comments on Direct what? - a study of Direct Payments to Mental health service users.
National Education Show for Scotland held in SECC in Glasgow between February 28 and March 2.
Funding for Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, for 2002/2003, increased by £1.9 million.
Scotland and Ireland confirm partnership to host European Football Championships.
Summary of statistics of New Deal for unemployed people in Scotland ending December 2001.
Social Justice Minister presents Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2001 in Edinburgh.
Crown Office decides to take culpable homicide proceedings after gas explosion.
First Minister confirms that waiting times are now preferred progress indicator.
Parliament hears of need to close legal loophole threatening to cancel out trials.
Short-term extension to current passenger franchise remains an option for Executive.
Preservation of Scotland’s natural environment needed to ensure future visitors.
Widespread support identified for Executive's ideas on strategic planning.
Orders lodged in Parliament bring Scotland's first National Park nearer.
Executive to finance special wildlife secondment to National Criminal Intelligence Unit.
Executive endorses blueprint to ensure that within the next 10 years no-one will be homeless.
Triumphant men’s slalom Olympic medallist comes home to Scotland.
Ryanair start daily flights between North East and the Irish capital.
Report finds New Deal training promotes self confidence and motivation among young people.