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  PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

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  LATEST NEWS
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CalMac ferry service tender

The Executive is to urgently clarify with the European Commission whether a recent European ruling on state aid provisions means the CalMac ferry service must still go out to tender.

Transport Minister Nicol Stephen said the impact from a recent European Court of Justice ruling involving a German bus company, Altmark, was far from clear and it was important the matter was clarified.

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Book stores host reading events
Second phase of Executive's Read Together campaign gets underway.
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Ministerial visit to Japan and Singapore
Enterprise Minister to promote Scottish companies in Far East.
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  WHAT'S NEW
MTV Awards * MTV Awards (Ext link)
Europe music awards Edinburgh November 6, 2003
Commonwealth Education Ministers * Commonwealth Education Ministers (Ext link)
15CCEM Edinburgh October 27-30, 2003
European Day of Civil Justice * European Day of Civil Justice (Ext link)
Director-General for Justice and Home Affairs ready to answer your questions
Founding Principles of Parliament * Founding Principles of Parliament
Ministers' view is that 'genuine achievements' have resulted over last four years
Well? * Well? (Ext link)
Mental health and wellbeing on the web
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  PUBLICATIONS

Publications IconThe latest publications from an up-to-date list of documents and reports published by the Executive.

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  CONSULTATIONS
Discussion IconContribute to latest consultations under discussion in the Executive and Scottish Parliament.
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Case of Joseph Knight
Seonaid
UK Parliamentary Press Gallery website competition
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  INITIATIVES
ChooseAnotherWay * ChooseAnotherWay (Ext link)
Public transport, walking and cycling
Don't Give Fire a Home * Don't Give Fire a Home (Ext link)
Fire safety awareness
One Scotland Many Cultures * One Scotland Many Cultures (Ext link)
Pluralism in one country
Healthy Living * Healthy Living (Ext link)
Changing habits of a lifestyle
Do a Little, Change a Lot * Do a Little, Change a Lot (Ext link)
Helping Scotland's environment
Know the Score * Know the Score (Ext link)
Drugs information for young people & parents
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