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13/06/13 14:45


The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth, John Swinney today chaired the second meeting of the Tax Consultation Forum (TCF) at St Andrews House.

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13/06/13 12:04

First Minister welcomes new jobs for Glasgow

First Minister welcomes Aquira announcement of up to 200 new jobs

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12/06/13 18:30

Finance Secretary John Swinney responds to Stephen Hester resignation

Scottish Government Finance Secretary responds to the resignation of Stephen Hester

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12/06/13 09:30

Highest employment rate in Scotland since 2009

Scottish unemployment falls for seventh monthly release.

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10/06/13 14:45

Energy Minister welcomes independent oil & gas sector review

Announced today by the Rt Hon Edward Davey MP: Secretary Of State For Energy And Climate Change, an independent review, to be led by Sir Ian Wood, to look at the oil & gas sector.

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06/06/13 10:52

Record number of Scottish entrepreneurs

Swinney welcomes further good news for Scottish economy

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05/06/13 00:01

Report praises “sparkling” investment performance

Investors attracted amid debate on Scotland’s future.

Commenting on the 2013 Ernst & Young Attractiveness Survey on foreign direct investment (FDI) which describes Scotland’s performance in attracting inward investment as “sparkling”, Finance Secretary John Swinney said:

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