October

UEFA Bill unanimously approved with buskers given permission to perform

01.11.2019

The Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has today has given its backing to the UEFA Championship Bill which is being introduced ahead of Scotland hosting football matches as part of the EURO 2020 tournament next summer.

Finance and Constitution Committee unanimously supports policy objective of Referendums (Scotland) Bill on the basis it’s amended to reflect the weight of evidence

31.10.2019

Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee says it supports the policy objectives of the Referendums (Scotland) Bill provided that the Bill is amended to reflect the weight of evidence it has received.

Parliament cafés to introduce 25p takeaway cup charge

22.10.2019

The Scottish Parliament is set to introduce a 25p takeaway cup charge in its own cafes from Monday 4 November. The move is intended to reduce waste and reduce the Holyrood building’s carbon footprint.

Presiding Officer to visit Swedish Parliament

21.10.2019

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer will lead a delegation of MSPs visiting the Swedish Parliament this week as part of an ongoing commitment to parliamentary reform and learning from other legislatures.

MSPs call for commitment to climate change in 2020/2021 Budget

14.10.2019

Assurances are needed to make sure that the Scottish Government focuses spend on low carbon projects. This is according to a new report published today by Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee.

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee seeks views on proposed Islands Plan

10.10.2019

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee seeks views on proposed Islands Plan

Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics to mark World Mental Health Day with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

10.10.2019

World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October will be marked at the opening of the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics in a special session with TV’s Dr Rangan Chatterjee.

MSPs seek views on animal welfare and wildlife protection laws

10.10.2019

MSPs seek views on animal welfare and wildlife protection laws

Expectation versus reality: Holyrood’s original steering group deliver their assessment of the Scottish Parliament at twenty

08.10.2019

Expectation versus reality: Holyrood’s original steering group deliver their assessment of the Scottish Parliament at twenty

MSPs to question police use of facial recognition technology

04.10.2019

Holyrood’s Justice Sub-Committee on Policing has launched a new inquiry into the use of facial recognition technology.

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