The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has today approved the general principles of a bill which seeks to strengthen the rights of consumers in Scotland through the creation of a new public body.
A Scottish Parliament Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the future of social care. The inquiry will investigate the future delivery of social care in Scotland and what changes are needed to meet current and increasing future demand.
Legislation to update the Disclosure system protecting the most vulnerable in Scotland’s society has passed its first parliamentary hurdle today.
The Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has today published its report into Scotland’s funding of the arts and artists where it called for an urgent resetting of arts policy and funding.
Scotland’s proposed deposit return scheme will have a real and lasting impact on tackling climate change, according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee
The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has backed the general principles of a Bill which will create a Scottish Biometrics Commissioner
Prof Alan Alexander is to be appointed as the new Chair of Audit Scotland, it has been announced. He will take up the position with effect from 1 April 2020.
The lessons being learned by Scotland’s student teachers will be put to the test as part of a new inquiry by Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee.
The Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee has supported the general principles of proposed new legislation that aims to strengthen legal protection for women and girls at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM).
Social prescribing, where health professionals prescribe physical activity and sport, is key to tackling Scotland’s health issues, say the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.
The National Gaelic Schools Debate final is set to take place in the Scottish Parliament later this week (Thursday 5 December).