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13/06/14 11:00

Media briefing - Tuesday 10 June 2014

The FMOS welcomed journalists to the post-cabinet briefing and ran through key issues.

FMOS said the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment Richard Lochhead updated Cabinet on official statistics published today on greenhouse gas emissions in 2012, and highlighted that the Minister for Environment and Climate Change Paul Wheelhouse would make a Ministerial Statement to Parliament in the afternoon, on the Scottish Government’s response to the statistics.

FMOS also advised that the Cabinet Secretary for the Commonwealth Games, Sport, Equalities and Pensioners' Rights Shona Robison advised Cabinet that she would attend an event at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh later today, where she promote the benefits of the legacy from the Commonwealth Games in advance of the Queen’s Baton Relay arriving in Scotland.