It was on 24th of February 2022 that Russian forces invaded the independent nation of Ukraine.
“We know some people might find the 10% hard when other costs are increasing too, but be assured we’re doing it to help to protect those important Council services that you, your family, your friends and your neighbours, need and rely on”
Celebrated today by its population of 1.45 million citizens National Day in Kuwait is celebrated on February 25 every year and the first celebrations were held in 1963.
Circularity Scotland announced that there will be an investment of £22 million to support small businesses to prepare for the introduction of the scheme. A two month grace period will also be given to businesses as the scheme begins, to smooth the transition.
Today, 24 February, is the independence day of Estonia a country with a population of 1,331,824 citizens (source Estonia’s Census 2021)
There were on average 715 patients in hospital with COVID-19, a 1.9% increase from the previous week ending 12 February 2023 (702)
“This Budget strengthens our social contract with every citizen of Scotland who will continue to enjoy many benefits not available throughout the UK.” John Swinney, Deputy FM
“The Government gave a commitment some years ago to fully fund those services so the second commitment is that that is a commitment we will honour. ” John Swinney Deputy FM Scotland
“It’s now vital that everyone affected by the benefit cap applies to their local authority for a Discretionary Housing Payment to replace as far as possible the cash support removed by the cap. The Scottish Government has done the right thing, now the UK Government must act to scrap the cap altogether.” John Dickie, Chair of the Child Poverty Action Group
On 22 February 1979, Saint Lucia became an independent country and so, today – 22 February 2023, the inhabitants of this small country celebrate the 44th year of their independence