Scottish Government

Brexit contingency planning stepped up

Justice Secretary briefed on Police Scotland’s EU exit preparations.

Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf has been updated by senior Police Scotland officers today on how the service is getting ready to deal with the implications of an EU exit.

The Cabinet Secretary visited the Brexit Coordination Centre at Bilston Glen, Midlothian,...Read More »

Cabinet Secretary responds to Police Scotland announcement on Brexit contingency planning

Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf has responded to the announcement by Police Scotland of plans to put 360 officers on standby to deal with any incidents relating to the potential impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

The Cabinet Secretary said:

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The week in review

This week’s round up includes a newly launched consultation on defamation, the latest on a review of mental health support for young people in custody and work to stop young people from running away.

Defamation consultation

A new consultation on defamation – the damaging of an individual’s reputation through false communication...Read More »

Minister for Community Safety thanks fire staff

Minister reflects on the key achievements of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service this year.

Without a doubt, 2018 has shown us the best of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

In March, when a huge fire took hold of Victoria’s on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow, 120 firefighters mobilised to the...Read More »

A thank you to justice staff from the Cabinet Secretary for Justice

Many of us will be taking time off from work over the festive period. Spending it with our families, sharing gifts and stories and enjoying all that the season has to offer.

However the holiday period does not mean a break for everyone.

The festive period can be a particularly busy time...Read More »

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