Holyrood Committee to visit Dundee


Dundee to be the focus of a visit by MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee.

Parliament visitor experience wins vote of confidence from VisitScotland


THE visitor experience at the Scottish Parliament has been awarded one of the highest quality assurance accolades from the national tourism organisation VisitScotland.

MSPs expenses information for 2017/18 published online


Latest details of all MSPs parliamentary expenses are published on the web today. Quarter 4’s expenses from the financial year 2017/18 are now available online via the Parliament’s searchable database facility.

Widen access to the legal profession, says Justice Committee


Holyrood’s Justice Committee is calling on schools, universities and the Law Society of Scotland to consider what barriers exist to becoming a lawyer and to take action to remove them.

Scottish Parliament renews its commitment to Gaelic with five-year language plan


The Scottish Parliament has renewed its commitment to Gaelic with the publication of its new Gaelic Language plan.

Holyrood Committee seeks views on new fuel poverty target


Proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty is to be examined by the Local Government and Communities Committee.

Impact of Brexit negotiations on Scotland


With the negotiations for the UK’s withdrawal entering a critical phase, the Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has today launched a call for evidence.

Local artist celebrated with new display at Holyrood


A selection of paintings by one of Britain’s most significant 20th century modern artists has gone on public display at the Scottish Parliament.

Views sought from people in Glasgow on climate change


How Scotland can tackle climate change and what realistic changes could be made to peoples’ behaviour to help the environment is to be the subject of a public meeting in Glasgow.

Festival of Politics programme unveiled


The Scottish Parliament will become the first UK legislature to host the BBC’s flagship political debate programme, Question Time, when it broadcasts from the unique setting of the Debating Chamber this October as part of this year’s Festival of Politics.

MSPs embark on justice factfinding visits to Dundee, Forfar and Montrose


MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee are to visit Dundee, Forfar and Montrose on Monday 3 September.

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