COVID-19 pandemic and UK energy market turbulence must be addressed in fuel poverty strategy


The twin stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant turbulence in the UK energy market must be tackled to address fuel poverty according to a letter issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Social Justice and Social Security Committee.

Holyrood Committee launch inquiry into rise in number of excess deaths


An inquiry into the cause of increased excess deaths in Scotland since the start of the pandemic has been launched by the COVID-19 Recovery Committee.

First Minister to be quizzed by Holyrood Conveners Group on Scottish Government's COVID-19 and Net Zero record


The Scottish Government’s record on climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic will be under the spotlight when the Scottish Parliament’s Committee Conveners meet later this month to quiz the First Minister.

Proposal to pardon miners to be explored by Holyrood Committee


A Bill which would pardon miners convicted of offences during the 1984-1985 miners’ strike is to be scrutinised by a Scottish Parliament Committee.

Young people’s voices to play key role in the Scottish Parliament


A renewed commitment for young people to play a key role in Scottish politics has been made today by the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Youth Parliament.

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