Fiona Hyslop MSP

Fiona Hyslop MSP

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Former Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture

Help needed for Scottish businesses impacted by Brexit

18th February 2021

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has written to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove calling on the UK Government to provide more help for Scottish businesses struggling to trade with the EU post-Brexit. The letter is below:   Dear Michael, I understand that, from 1 March, Lord Frost will take over your responsibilities…

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BiFab update

16th December 2020

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop said: In 2016 the owners of BiFab sought to sell the business. At that point DF Barnes became involved in the process and achieved preferred bidder status. The negotiations were paused when the managing director of BiFab sadly passed away. It subsequently became clear that BiFab would require external funding to…

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BiFab update

3rd December 2020

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop said: “I know this will be an extremely worrying time for BiFab’s workers and we will continue to do everything in our power to support them and stand ready to work with any company interesting in taking on the yards. The skills and dedication of the workforce is recognised throughout the…

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Parliamentary statement on the Scottish National Investment Bank

2nd December 2020

Presiding Officer, the Scottish National Investment Bank was launched by this Government on Monday 23 November and I am pleased to outline to parliament how the missions set for the Bank will help direct investment towards addressing major challenges facing Scotland. In the months prior to launch the Bank has; secured state aid approval from…

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Support for Scotland’s musicians and music industry

17th November 2020

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop: Scotland has a well-deserved reputation for the strength of its music industry. From traditional music to the most modern music makers, such as Nova, the winner of this year’s Scottish Album of the Year, Scotland’s music is recognised throughout the world. It is a way for us to show who we…

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