Views from some of the UK’s leading financial institutions on the cause and effects of the recent financial crisis and actions needed to meet future economic challenges have been published on the Scottish Parliament’s website today.
Free tours of Holyrood started today, making all aspects of visiting and engaging with the Parliament free to the public.
A record number of people are expected at Alness Academy when the Public Petitions Committee meets there on Monday 21 September.
A display ban on tobacco products came one step closer today with the publication of a stage 1 report from the Health and Sport Committee.
A Financial Scrutiny Unit is to be established within the Scottish Parliament to enhance scrutiny of budget issues and the annual Budget Bill process, it was announced today.
The effect of the crisis in the banking sector, the impact of this and the wider recession on Scotland’s economy, and the actions required to meet future economic challenges will be the subject of an inquiry by Parliament committee.
A local campaigner from Aberdeen will feature in a unique art exhibition illustrating 10 personal experiences of the Scottish Parliament when it opens in Aberdeen on Friday.
The global economic crisis and climate change will be among issues discussed by the Swedish Ambassador His Excellency Staffan Carlsson when he visits the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday September 9 to highlight the priorities of the new EU Presidency.