A new Bill which would allow children to take public bodies to court for breaches of their rights by incorporating the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law should be extended to include private sector...
A Bill which would allow the NHS to recover costs relating to industrial disease has been backed by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.
In a report published today, Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee says that leadership and guidance from the Scottish Government and Marine Scotland...
Four parliamentary committees have launched a joint call for views on the Scottish Government’s updated plan as to how it will meet Scotland’s climate change targets.
New legislation which would increase the penalties for dog-owners whose pets chase, attack or kill farmed animals will require significant amendment and clear guidance as to how it will work in practice...
The Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has warned that it is seriously concerned by the challenges facing Scottish businesses in the new year regardless of whether a Brexit deal has been reached.
The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has today indicated it will support the general principles of the Hate Crime Bill on condition it is amended in line with recommendations the Committee is unanimously making.
A Holyrood probe into the construction of two overdue and over-budget ferries to serve the Clyde and Hebrides network has described the management of the process as a “catastrophic failure”...
Greater access to borrowing for devolved governments during times of national emergency should be considered by HM Treasury, says Holyrood’s Finance & Constitution Committee.
MSPs are to forgo a pay increase next year, it has been announced.