Website guide to Scottish targets.A NEW website will reveal if the Scottish government The Scottish Government (SG) (Scottish Gaelic: Riaghaltas na h-Alba) is the executive arm of government of Scotland. It was established in 1999 as the Scottish Executive are hitting their targets.
The Scotland Performs site - launched at a cost of pounds 1million - lists 56 indicators, covering areas such as growth, productivity, population numbers and health statistics.
A system of arrows will show if performance is improving, falling or remaining the same.
The website is based on one used in the American state of Virginia.
Finance secretary John Swinney John Ramsey Swinney (born April 13, 1964, in Edinburgh) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Tayside North. said: "By making this information easy to access, and by showing exactly whether we as a country are doing well or need to do more, everyone in Scotland will have the ability to judge for themselves how Scotland is performing."
But the site was immediately dismissed by opposition parties.
The Lib-Dems called it "government propaganda".
And Labour finance spokesman Iain Gray Iain Gray (born June 7 1957, Edinburgh) is a Scottish Labour politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for East Lothian from 2007. Previously he was MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands constituency from 1999 to 2003. said: "They have made up a new set of criteria by which to measure themselves."
The website can be found at www.scotlandperforms.com.