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The Scottish Government has a range of functions aimed at enhancing and improving the quality of public services. It administers an annual budget of more than £30 billion, which it distributes through local authorities and public bodies.
Creating a clearer, simpler and more effective public sector for the people of Scotland.
Initiatives to promote Scotland abroad - as a place to live and work, visit and invest
Scottish Government budget developments.
Information on the 32 directly elected mainland and islands councils responsible for providing local services.
Promoting effective environmental management in the Scottish Government and across the public sector.
Government procurement procedures in line with World Trade Organisation and EU directives.
Details of public bodies in Scotland, including the National Public Bodies Directory.
Programme and Project Management: Information on Gateway Review and PPM including advice and guidance.
Information on Elections in Scotland including Local Government Elections
Scottish Government evidence to independent UK pay review bodies
Scottish Government Sustainability Performance
The work of the Queen's Printer for Scotland (QPS)
State aid is a European Commission term which refers to forms of assistance from a public body, or publicly-funded body, given to undertakings on a discretionary basis, with the potential to distort competition and affect trade between member states of the European Union.
Page updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012