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23/06/14 12:44

Media Briefing - Monday 23 June 2014

Media Briefing by a Scottish Government Spokesperson - Monday 23 June 2014

The Scottish Government Spokesperson (SGS) welcomed journalists to the briefing and ran through the day's key events:

Environment Minister Paul Wheelhouse is in Stirling visiting Cycling into Sustainability at Fallin Community Enterprises Recycle-a-Bike, who were one of the recipients of the last round of funding through the Climate Challenge Fund. The latest round of funding has been announced today, which will see 18 projects throughout Scotland receive over £2.2 million.

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth, John Swinney, is attending the opening of Invergowrie Primary School which received funding through the Schools for Futures Programme.

Public Health Minister Michael Matheson is announcing the location of the National Chronic Pain Centre. The new national service will be based at the Gartnaval Hospital site in Glasgow.

Michael Russell, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, is visiting Rothesay Academy to meet 4th years who have sat the new National 5 exam.

The SGS then ran through key events for the rest of the week.