Scottish Government to help create 21 000 new jobs for Edinburgh and South-East Scotland

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The Scottish Government will invest £300 million matching the UK government investment to massively enhance Edinburgh’s ‘housing, innovation, skills and culture.’ Here are the main elements:

 

£25 million for an Integrated Regional Employability & Skills Programme

£140 million to transport including £120 million for improvements Edinburgh City bypass

£20 million for improvements at West Edinburgh.

£65 million into new housing for the region.

£60 million in business and infrastructure.

£10m towards a new concert venue for the city.

 

https://news.gov.scot/news/21-000-new-jobs-for-edinburgh-and-south-east-scotland

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