Scottish Executive monthly listing for June 2003

News Releases:

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Monday 30/06/2003

Active Scotland tourism campaign launched [Tourism]

First Minister urges Scots to take day trips and holidays in Scotland this summer.

Co-operation Agreement signed with Bavaria [Government]

First Minister aims to increase tourism through joint work with Bavaria.

Patient waiting targets met [Health and Community Care]

Targets to reduce delayed discharge exceeded by local authority and NHS Partnerships.

Proposed transport improvements for Glasgow [Transport]

Minister sees planned work on Subway and better ticketing information at Buchanan Bus Station.

School Meals in Education Authority Schools 2002-2003 [People and Society]

Percentage of pupils entitled to free school meals falls to 18.8 per cent.

School meals statistics [People and Society]

Minister says school meals helping to create a healthy nation.

Scottish Sports Institute funding [Sport]

£16 million in lottery funding to help elite athletes 'compete on world stage'.

Small fall in population of Scotland [Statistics]

Figures estimate population at 5,054,800 on June 30, 2002, a fall of 9,400 since mid-2001.

War on drugs to continue [Health and Community Care]

Minister promises that 'kingpin' drug dealers will be targeted in ongoing fight.

Sunday 29/06/2003

Child protection experts appointed [People and Society]

New team to give impetus to Executive's three-year programme of reform.

Friday 27/06/2003

Amendment to cremation regulations [Health and Community Care]

Changes allow cremation of body parts removed at post-mortem examinations.

Breast Cancer Research (Scotland) [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Court of Session hearing confirms removal of three office-bearers from charity.

Chair of Prostitution Group [People and Society]

Retired senior police officer named as chair of new working group.

Equipped for Inclusion report [People and Society]

Consultation on equipment and adaptations of disabled and older people.

Location announced for charities watchdog [People and Society]

Scotland's new charity regulator to be based in Dundee.

Moredun Research Institute Open Day [Agriculture]

Minister highlights importance of institute to sustainability of farming.

New Criminal Justice powers in force [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Minister says new laws favour law abiding majority in making Scotland safer.

New Keeper of the Registers appointed [Government]

Announcement of name of new Keeper of the Registers of Scotland.

New manufacturing plant for Aberdeen [Business and Industry]

Minister opens American-owned shaker screen facility for oil industry.

New Registrar General appointed [Government]

Announcement of new Registrar General for Scotland on retirment of john Randall.

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