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Thursday, 19 May 2016
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has welcomed the appointment of Keith Brown as Scotland’s first ever cabinet secretary for the economy. 

FSB head of external affairs for Scotland, Colin Borland, said: “Today’s unnerving job figures underline the importance of appointing a cabinet secretary dedicated to the economy.

“We have long argued that Scotland’s businesses, especially the smallest ones, need a voice at the top table.

“It is therefore absolutely right that someone as experienced and effective as Keith Brown has been given the task of putting the economy at the heart of government decision making. There isn’t a single portfolio around that Cabinet table to which business and the economy doesn’t matter – and Mr Brown’s job is to make sure his colleagues’ initiatives dovetail with efforts to create jobs and boost growth.”
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