Photography in focus this August at Holyrood


Photography is firmly in focus at Holyrood this August as the Scottish Parliament becomes the first UK venue – and the only Parliament worldwide – to host the renowned World Press Photo Exhibition from tomorrow (Tuesday 30 July 2013).

Presiding Officer sews the final stitch on the Great Tapestry of Scotland


The final stitch on what will be the longest tapestry in the world when it is complete was sewn by the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament today (25 July).

Scottish Parliament set to welcome America’s top state politicians to Edinburgh


n influential group of America’s top State politicians, representing 32 American States stretching from New Hampshire to Oregon, will hold a two day conference in the Scottish Parliament today (10 July).

Scotland’s place in the world debated at this year’s Festival of Politics


This year’s Festival of Politics will examine ‘Scotland’s Place in the World’.

Patients asked for their view on legislation to improve health and social care


Legislation that sets out proposals to ensure that Scotland’s health and social care systems work together effectively to improve the provision of care in our communities will be scrutinised by the Health and Sport Committee.

Significant improvements needed to allow people to access new medicines, according to Health Committee


Further changes must be made to create a better and more transparent system for accessing new medicines, according to a report by the Health and Sport Committee.

Call to increase funding for community transport


Funding should be available to help community transport providers buy new and replacement vehicles. This is the key conclusion of the Scottish Parliament Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee’s report into community transport.

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