Local Authorities made payments of £4.3 million in 2000/01 to most deprived community members.
Figures published show a decrease of 260 full-time staff working in Scottish local authorities.
First Minister says EU is of vital importance to Scotland's future prosperity
Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, Hu Jintao, embarks on a two-day visit to Scotland.
Converted bus becomes a mobile Action Team for Jobs to help people back into work.
Minister to promote culture change within public bodies by tackling attitudes that resist change.
Local authority watchdog recruits six new names to enhance scrutiny of local government.
Three non-executive directors appointed to the Registers of Scotland Ministerial Advisory Board.
Transport Minister announces £75 million for public transport projects across Scotland.
Details of modern-day Scotland are contained in the second annual Scottish Household Survey.
Enhanced scrutiny of bus companies to ensure the interests of passengers become top priority.
The Executive concludes Scotland Week by setting out its agenda on EU regional policy.
Scotland Week in Brussels hears of new Global Connections strategy.
Finance Minister signs Concordat with Campbell Christie, Convenor of the Scottish Civic Forum.
Scottish Secretary tells European conference that Europe must be more responsive to public opinion.
First Minister Henry McLeish celebrates Donald Dewar's enduring legacy.
Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs speaks at first day of Scotland Week.
First Minister opens Scotland Week in Brussels with message that it is time for solidarity.
Scotland Week, seven days of seminars and special events, was officially opened in Brussels.
New rolling programme of awards sees share-out of £2.8 million among 27 projects.