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The Scottish Government published its 2024/25 draft budget, outlining the SNP-Green administration’s spending plans for next year

Campaigners and charities from across the third sector have hit out at the “short-term budget sticking plasters” offered by the Scottish Government.

Claims of racial discrimination were dismissed

Kenny Murray, who previously served as director of engagement and influence, will take on the role from January 2024. 

He will use his expertise and influence to raise awareness about the critical issues affecting children and young people

Funding challenges have contributed to the closures, which will come into effect next year.

Voluntary groups will be told of funding arrangements “as soon as is practicably possible” going forward. 

An open letter was issued to the leaders of Scotland’s five main political parties issued on the eve of the draft Scottish Budget.

Sector is subsidising the NHS according to campaigners

The Scottish Borders Council voted unanimously at a meeting of the full council.