Local authorities should have increased freedoms and powers according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee.
Views on changes to the treatment of those with mental health disorders have today been called for by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.
Proposals to give communities across Scotland the right to purchase land will be considered by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee
The Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee has asked for views on the Scottish Government’s Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill.
The impact of welfare reform on local electoral wards in Scotland has been revealed today by research commissioned by the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee.
Projects that aim to reduce health inequalities in the West of Scotland will be the focus of a visit by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee on Monday (23 June).
The Parliament will today (18 June) become a hive of activity when it welcomes its newest arrivals on site - honey bees.
Scotland’s ageing population combined with a decreasing overall annual Scottish Government budget will make progress in shifting care for older people from hospitals to the home more difficult, according to a Holyrood parliamentary report.
Supporting democracy and parliamentary scrutiny will be the focus when the Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer meets with representatives from eight legislatures in the Western Balkans today (Monday 16 June).
Projects aimed at improving the lives of children and young families in Edinburgh will be the focus for members of the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee
How one of Scotland’s cultural icons is to be rebuilt will be the focus for the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee next week (17 June) as it holds a one off evidence session on the Glasgow School of Art.
Measures aimed at unlocking the potential of Scotland’s historic environment have today been welcomed by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee.
On Saturday 14 June, the Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP will welcome the Queen’s Baton as it arrives in Scotland and passes through Holyrood.
Benefit sanctions can lead to a spiral of decline and potentially destitution, often getting in the way of people getting back to work. That is the stark conclusion of the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee in a report published today.
As part of the Scottish Parliament’s continuing links with Malawi, Liam McArthur MSP will undertake a four day visit beginning on Tuesday (10 June).
An independent Scotland’s position in the world will continue to be examined by the European and External Relations Committee next week (Thursday 12 June).
Holyrood’s Public Audit Committee has expressed concern that some eligible patients in Scotland are not being treated in accordance with the NHS’s Treatment Time Guarantee (TTG), according to a parliamentary report published today.
The Department of Work and Pensions within the UK Government is in denial about the cause of the increase in food bank use. This is the conclusion of the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee in a report published today.
On Thursday Scotland’s finest young debaters gather for the final of the Law Society of Scotland Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament 2014