The barriers to participation and the availability of sports facilities across the country were just some of the issues explored as members of the Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee visited facilities in Edinburgh.
Proposed targets for addressing child poverty in Scotland are to be scrutinised by Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee as it begins its examination of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill.
The barriers to participation in sport and the availability of sports facilities across the country are just some of the issues to be explored as members of the Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee undertake a series of visits across Scotland.
Glasgow women facing a life on the streets met with MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee when they visited Simon Community Scotland and Legal Services Agency today.
The barriers to participation and the availability of sports facilities are just some of the issues to be explored as members of the Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee visited Aviemore and Kingussie today.
Serious systematic problems exist with the new Universal Credit system according to a letter issued today by MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee.
A call for evidence from all interested individuals and organisations has been issued on the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill.
MSPs to hear first-hand from Edinburgh’s homeless community
Legislation aimed at addressing the frustration caused by overgrown hedges will be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee
What role should personal and social education (PSE) play in Scottish schools? This will be the focus for the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee as it prepares to undertake a round table on the issue.
The culture of the NHS and the way this impacts on patients is to be investigated by MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee, who are today asking NHS staff for their views.
Could closing the gender pay gap boost the Scottish economy? This will be a key question for the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Fair Work and Jobs Committee as it launches its inquiry into the impact of equal pay.
Whether or not integration authorities are doing enough to involve patients, carers, the third sector and other stakeholders in the design and future of health and social care is being investigated by MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee.
A photograph of a boy and his dog taken on the Solway Coast that won a photography competition inspired by world renowned photographer Harry Benson has gone on display in the Scottish Parliament.
The successful delivery of the devolution of social security is to be investigated by two parliamentary committees.
Holyrood’s European Committee has called for the Scottish and UK governments to consider “a bespoke – or differentiated – solution for immigration policy in Scotland” after Brexit.
A Holyrood Committee is urging the Scottish Government to give better support to Scottish business in ‘selling brand Scotland’ in Europe and across the world.
The Scottish Parliament will next week be invited to nominate Rosemary Agnew to Her Majesty for appointment as the new Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.
Access to and the effectiveness of healthcare in prisons is to be investigated by MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee.
How effectively public sector fraud and error is tackled in Scotland will be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit and Post Legislative Scrutiny Committee as it undertakes its first ever piece of post-legislative scrutiny.