Scottish Parliament marks minority ethnic ‘emerging leaders’’ success


Thirteen ‘emerging leaders’ from the Scottish Parliamentary Service (SPS) staff were recognised today at a certification event hosted by the Presiding Officer.

Internal market creates tension in devolution settlement, MSPs find


The Scottish Parliament’s Constitution Committee has concluded that the UK’s Internal Market Act (UKIMA) places more emphasis on open trade than regulatory autonomy, when compared to the EU Single Market.

MSPs concerned by persistent weaknesses in leadership and governance at Crofting Commission


Holyrood’s Public Audit Committee is extremely concerned by significant and persistent weaknesses in leadership and governance arrangements which saw the Crofting Commission fall below the standards expected of a public body.

Proposals to restrict fireworks to be examined by MSPs


Plans announced by the Scottish Government to restrict the public’s use of fireworks will be considered by the Scottish Parliament’s Criminal Justice Committee.

Views sought on impact of COVID pandemic on young people


Holyrood’s Education, Children and Young People Committee are seeking views on its conclusions on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people.

A Parliament for All


Holyrood’s Presiding Officer has launched an audit that will review the representation and participation of women in the Scottish Parliament.

MSP report spotlights mental health of expectant and new mothers and expresses concern with access to support services


The mental health of pregnant women, new mothers and their families, including those affected by miscarriage, stillbirth and the death of an infant, has been highlighted by a Scottish Parliament Committee.

MSPs seek views on COVID Recovery Bill


A call for views into the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill has been launched by several Scottish Parliament Committees.

Inquiry into the future of town centres and the impact of a changing retail sector launched by MSPs


The future of Scotland’s town centres, and how the changing nature of retail and ecommerce has impacted them, is to be investigated by the Economy and Fair Work Committee.

MSPs launch inquiry into how people in Scotland access healthcare services


An inquiry into the different ways patients access healthcare services in Scotland has been launched by the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee.

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Closed Captions

Closed Captions, using the Official Report of proceedings have been added to a selection of Scottish Parliament videos in YouTube.