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Smith Commission accepting views from third sector

Lord Smith is accepting views from Scottish civic institutions and the Scottish public on the transfer of new powers to the Scottish Parliament.

The Smith Commission is overseeing the process of devolution in line with promises made by Westminster parties in the run-up to the indepedence referendum.

The deadline to submit views to Lord Smith is 31 October 2014.

CSPP would like to gather members' and supporters' views by Friday 24 October. These will be collated and sent to the Smith Commission before the deadline.

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FSB Scotland Job Vacancy: Policy and Public Affairs Assistant

FSB Scotland is looking for an excellent communicator with proven organisational skills and an ability to prioritise a diverse workload with a knowledge of Scottish public policy and the political landscape. This full-time role will be challenging and fast-paced, with no two days the same.

The deadline is the 13th October. Please go here for more details and to apply.


Scotland's Town Partnership to receive £186,000 from Scottish Government

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Local Government and Planning Minister Derek Mackay has today announced that Scotland's Towns Partnership is to be awarded £186,000 from the Scottish Government.

The money will go into transforming town centres through the Town Centre First Principle, the Housing Fund and the extension of the Small Business Bonus Scheme.

More information.


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