Parliament performance to hit the high notes
Measures to encourage owners of long-term empty properties to bring them back into use will be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee
“Very unusual circumstances,” surrounding the Justice Committee’s consideration of the Criminal Cases (Punishment and Review) (Scotland) Bill, has meant the committee has prefaced its Stage 1 report with an explanation regarding part 2 of the Bill.
The reality of life for Gypsy/Travellers is to be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee as part of an inquiry into accommodation.
The Scottish Parliament will tomorrow be asked to approve the nomination of Caroline Gardner as the new Auditor General for Scotland.
Greater ambition is needed for the future of broadband in Scotland, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.
Ultra-long leases should no longer exist in Scotland according to a report published today by the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee.
The first stitch on what is believed to be the longest embroidered tapestry in the world will be sewn at the Scottish Parliament this morning by the Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP.
The successful conclusion of a three year outreach programme will be marked by a conference at the Scottish Parliament next week on Tuesday 27 March.
How Scotland implements the UK Welfare Reform Act is back under the spotlight today as the Welfare Reform Committee has asked for comments on the general principles of the Scottish Government’s Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) Bill.
Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP today outlined the Scottish Parliament’s plans to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
The significant advances made in how homelessness is tackled in Scotland has been welcomed by the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee in a report issued today.
The initial tranche of witnesses for the Scottish Parliament’s Committee inquiry into the achievability of the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets has been announced.
Singer and activist Annie Lennox visited the Scottish Parliament yesterday in her capacity as special envoy on Africa to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Sir Hugh Orde, President of the Association of Chief Police Officers, today gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee on the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1.
Annie Lennox returns to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday March 14 as part of Commonwealth Day events taking place on the day. Ms Lennox will address an audience on the Global Plan and the development of the UNAIDS targets.
Women from across Scotland will gather together at the Scottish Parliament to discuss the importance of education and lifelong learning
Clearer justification is needed for reforms contained within the National Library of Scotland Bill, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee.
The Health and Sport Committee made Twitter history today as the first Scottish Parliament Committee to use its own twitter account @SP_HealthSport to alert followers to the Stage 1 report on the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Bill.
UK Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Jim Paice MP today gave evidence to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee on the Common Agricultural Policy reform proposals.
The Scottish Parliament has confirmed it will welcome the Edinburgh International Culture Summit in August, with early responses indicating very positive interest in the event.
A minimum price for a unit of alcohol came one step closer today with the publication of the Stage 1 report on the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Bill by the Health and Sport Committee.
Invitations are being issued to individuals and organisations, including the Trump Organisation, asking them to provide the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee with views on the achievability of the Scottish Government’s renewable-energy targets.
‘Greater clarity’ is needed from the Scottish Government in relation to land-registration reform according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.
Tha muinntir na h-Alba a tha a' faighinn cùram slàinte is sòisealta am measg an fheadhainn a thathar a' brosnachadh am beachd a chur an cèill do Chomataidh Slàinte is Spòrs an-diugh agus a' chomataidh a' sireadh fianais airson Bile Cùram Sòisealta.