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Friday, 22 Mar 2019
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The number of people registered to vote in parliamentary and local elections in Scotland decreased slightly in 2018, according to figures...

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019
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Have your say

National Records of Scotland (NRS) today launches a survey to seek customer views on its services and products.

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
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Survey work begins on the Adam Dome.

The main entrance to General Register House (GRH) will be closed from 15th...

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
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Olivia and Jack remain the most popular baby names in Scotland, and Smith, Brown and Wilson the three top surnames, according to figures published...

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019
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There were 12,580 births and 14,484 deaths registered in Scotland between 1 October and 31 December 2018, according to provisional figures...