Committee calls for views on plans to manage Scotland's coastline


Views are being sought on proposals to change the way competing demands on Scotland’s coastline and coastal waters are managed.

‘Moving Stories’ exhibition launched


A photographic exhibition exploring ten people’s experiences of interacting with the Scottish Parliament in its first ten years will open at the Scotland Street Museum in Glasgow today.

Committee focuses on spending pressures as Government Budget under spotlight


The challenges facing the Scottish Government Budget for 2010-11 and the effects of the recession on public spending will be the subject of a parliamentary inquiry beginning tomorrow.

Committee calls for challenging climate-change targets


More robust and realistic annual climate-change targets are required to ensure that Scotland will contribute to the reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next decade, according to the Transport Committee

Parliament to nominate new children's commissioner


The Scottish Parliament will tomorrow be asked to approve the nomination of Tam Baillie as the new Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

How can the public petitions system be improved?


Over the last decade the Scottish Parliament’s public petitions process has become a model of best practice with more than 1,200 petitions and an e-petition website that records more than one million hits a month. But is it still fit for purpose

Parliament announces delegation to attend Scotland Week


The Scottish Parliament today announced its delegation taking part in Scotland Week. Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP will lead a cross-party delegation of four MSPs to join in the activities in North America.

Birthday plans for Holyrood receive a royal welcome


Holyrood will welcome Her Majesty The Queen on Wednesday 1 July to mark the tenth anniversary of the Scottish Parliament. The announcement comes as the Scottish Parliament unveils more details about how it is marking its first decade of devolution.

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