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Scottish Executive


The Scottish Executive has approved plans to expand the Windy Standard wind farm in Dumfries & Galloway with 30 new turbines.
14-Mar-2007


The Scottish Executive is supporting plans for the development of a £27m sports village in Stirling, including swimming, hockey, an ice rink and fitness facilities.
09-Mar-2007


The Scottish Executive is planning to develop a £40m crime supercampus at Gartcosh in Lanarkshire by 2010, bringing together the Scottish Crime & Drugs Enforcement Agency, Customs and the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
16-Jan-2007


The Scottish Executive has approved plans from the Scottish Prison Service to build a new £100m prison at the Low Moss site in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow.
04-Jan-2007


The Scottish Executive is to help fund the £3m redevelopment of Macduff Harbour, in order to cater for larger ships and secure the future of 150 jobs.
03-Oct-2006


The Scottish Executive has announced a £6m fund to invest in renewable energy projects in the east of Scotland, under the name of the Sigma Sustainable Energies Fund.
06-Sep-2006


The Scottish Executive is to invest £10m at genetic medicine centres in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee over the next two years, including the training of staff and new equipment.
05-Sep-2006


The Scottish Executive has approved plans to close the Sister Margaret Cottage Hospital in Jedburgh and the Coldstream Cottage Hospital.
15-Jun-2006


The Scottish Executive is to invest a further £20m in renewable energy over the next two years, including biomass, marine and offshore wind energy.
25-May-2006


The Scottish Executive is to set up a headquarters for the new Transport Scotland agency in Cowcaddens, Glasgow, and 280 staff will relocate from temporary offices by spring 2007.
14-Mar-2006


The Scottish Executive is considering plans from Natural Power Consultants for the development of a £50m wind farm with 22 turbines near Dalmally in Argyll.
10-Mar-2006


The Scottish Executive has awarded a £5.2m grant to JST Services to build a railhead at Barrhill in Ayrshire, in order to take forestry freight off local roads.
02-Feb-2006


The Scottish Executive is to consider proposals from Wind Hydrogen for the development of a £150m wind farm at Ladyland Moor in north Ayrshire, including up to 125 turbines.
25-Jan-2006


The Scottish Executive is to provide a £6m funding package for the development of a new regional air hub in Oban and new airfields on the islands of Coll and Colonsay.
08-Nov-2005


The Scottish Executive is to provide £6.5m of funding to 67 businesses for the modernisation of fishing vessels and fish processing plants, which will help to create 100 jobs.
14-Oct-2005


The Scottish Executive has announced plans for the development of a £42m computer science centre at Edinburgh University by 2007, under the name of the Informatics Forum.
12-Sep-2005


The Scottish Executive has awarded £1.6m to WH Malcolm to set up a rail freight link between Grangemouth docks and Elderslie.
08-Sep-2005


The Scottish Executive is to invest £30m in the development of ten new dental centres across Scotland, and will also provide more training facilities for dental students.
18-Aug-2005


The Scottish Executive is to invest a further £65m in improvements to health centres across Scotland over the next two years.
17-Aug-2005


The Scottish Executive has awarded a £9m grant to the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority to set up a new headquarters at Balloch for 120 staff.
25-Jul-2005


The Scottish Executive has approved plans from Fred Olsen Renewables for the expansion of the Crystal Rig wind farm near Dunbar with an extra 52 turbines.
14-Jul-2005


The Scottish Executive is to relocate about 250 staff working for NHS Health Scotland, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland and NHS Education Scotland from Edinburgh to Glasgow by May 2007.
29-Jun-2005


The Scottish Executive has announced plans to relocate about 100 jobs at its Communities Scotland housing and regeneration agency from Edinburgh to Glasgow.
16-Jun-2005


The Scottish Executive is to relocate 100 jobs at the Accountant in Bankruptcy agency from Edinburgh to Ayrshire, and several sites are being considered in the Irvine Bay area.
10-Mar-2005


The Scottish Executive is to award more than £1m towards the creation of a £6m centre to investigate the commercial viability of tidal power, in order to extend the work being carried out at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.
01-Mar-2005


The Scottish Executive is to set up a headquarters for a new national transport agency in Glasgow later this year, and some of the 200 staff are expected to transfer from Strathclyde Passenger Transport.
14-Jan-2005


The Scottish Executive is to relocate 17 jobs at the National Health Service Central Register from Edinburgh to the Crichton Campus in Dumfries.
23-Nov-2004


The Scottish Executive is to relocate the eight jobs at the crofting building grants administration agency from Edinburgh to the island of Tiree, while the ten jobs at the central inquiry unit will move to Kinlochleven.
09-Nov-2004


The Scottish Executive has approved plans for the development of two £60m wind farms, including Npower Renewables' scheme near Inverness and Airtricity's scheme in Braes.
07-Oct-2004


The Scottish Executive is to provide £51m of funding for the development of a series of sporting venues across Scotland, including sites in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Falkirk and Aberdeen.
02-Aug-2004


The Scottish Executive is to provide about £2m of regional selective assistance to PharmaImaging Group to set up a new £15m pharmaceutical research facility in Livingston, with the creation of up to 250 jobs.
30-Oct-2003


The Scottish Executive is to provide £7.5m for the creation of a Scottish national theatre, which will be a Glasgow-based commissioning organisation designed to develop the work of local dramatists.
12-Sep-2003


The Scottish Executive is to consider proposals to move the law courts out of Inverness Castle and transform the site into a tourist attraction.
13-Aug-2003


The Scottish Executive is to provide funding of £64m for the development of Business Improvement Districts in Glasgow and Edinburgh, which will include training centres, regeneration schemes and transport improvements.
04-Jul-2003


The Scottish Executive has approved plans from Fred Olsen Renewables for the development of a 28-turbine wind farm at Ballindalloch near Elgin.
03-Apr-2003


The Scottish Executive is to invest £2m in a marine energy research centre in Orkney, in order to study wave and tidal power.
26-Mar-2003


The Scottish Executive is to invest £30m in the development of a network of multi-sport training facilities across Scotland, although no decisions have been made on the form or location of the facilities.
25-Mar-2003


The Scottish Executive has approved plans from Offshore Energy Resources for the development of a £200m wind farm at Robin Rigg in the Solway Firth.
20-Mar-2003


The Scottish Executive has unveiled proposals for a £500m project to provide rail links to Edinburgh and Glasgow airports by 2010, and will now fund the design work needed to obtain parliamentary approval.
14-Mar-2003


The Scottish Executive has indicated that it would provide £375m of funding to develop the first stages of a new tram network in Edinburgh by 2009.
05-Mar-2003


The Scottish Executive is looking to relocate more departments away from Edinburgh, and decisions will be taken next year concerning NHS Education, Inquiry Reporters Unit, the Accountant in Bankruptcy and VisitScotland.
13-Dec-2002


The Scottish Executive is to consider plans for a £9m expansion project at the Chalmers Hospital in Banff, and work could start by the end of 2003.
13-Nov-2002


The Scottish Executive is to consider plans from TXU for the development of an offshore wind farm with 60 turbines at Robin Rigg in the Solway Firth.
17-May-2002


The Scottish Executive is understood to have chosen Aberdeen as the location for a new Scottish Energy Institute, which could lead to the creation of thousands of jobs.
05-Mar-2002


The Scottish Executive has announced grants worth £6.8m for improvements to 52 fisheries and aquaculture capital projects in rural Scotland, which could lead to the creation of up to 640 jobs.
06-Feb-2002


The Scottish Executive is planning to set up a 24-hour NHS call centre at the HCI private hospital in Clydebank, in order to provide health advice services to the west of Scotland.
02-Jan-2002


The Scottish Executive has awarded £3.6m of processing and marketing grants to 27 food production companies, which is expected to lead to the creation of 200 jobs in rural Scotland.
31-Dec-2001


The Scottish Executive has announced plans to merge Scotland's three water authorities into a new group called Scottish Water next year, which will lead to the loss of about 1,000 jobs and a £2bn investment in infrastructure over five years.
16-Nov-2001


The Scottish Executive is taking steps to encourage the development of broadband internet services in rural areas, which will involve users being grouped together and tenders being offered to telecoms companies.
03-Sep-2001


The Scottish Executive and Highlands & Islands Enterprise are to provide £0.4m for a full-scale site survey into the development of a marine energy test centre in Stromness.
24-Jul-2001


The Scottish Executive has announced plans to move the Scottish Public Pensions Agency from Edinburgh to Galashiels at the end of next year, which is expected to lead to the relocation of 50 jobs and the creation of 175 new jobs.
19-Jul-2001


The Scottish Executive has announced plans to invest £27m in hospitals in the Highlands & Islands, including £12m for a hospital in Lochgilphead, Argyll and £10m for the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall.
03-May-2001