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Almost 400,000 non-UK nationals living in Scotland

image copyrightGetty Images image captionAlmost 400,000 people in Scotland come from outwith the UK Non-UK nationals make up 7.2% of Scotland’s population, according to figures published by the Scottish government. The total of 388,000 includes 234,000 EU nationals. People from outside the UK make up a disproportionate share of the workforce, at 8.3%. The employment rate for EU nationals of… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Chancellor’s Scotland visit to highlight business support

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rishi Sunak is the fourth UK minister to visit Scotland in recent weeks The chancellor is to visit Scotland later to highlight the benefits of UK government schemes for businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Rishi Sunak said 65,000 businesses in Scotland had been supported through loan schemes, paying out £2bn. Mr Sunak is the fourth… Read more →