Elected Committee Conveners would strengthen the Scottish Parliament and its scrutiny of the Scottish Government, says Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick.
Businesses from across Scotland are being urged to take this last opportunity to sign up for the Scottish Parliament’s annual business conference.
Giving a strong voice to Scotland’s older people will be the focus on Friday (31 October) as the Scottish Older People’s Assembly takes place at the Scottish Parliament.
What power the Scottish Parliament should have over welfare will be the focus of a meeting of the Welfare Reform Committee in November.
Wildlife crime will once again enter the spotlight as the Crown Office and senior police officers give evidence in public to the Scottish Parliament on 29th October 2014.
MSPs on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee will swap the Scottish Parliament for the Salutation Hotel as MSPs relocate to Perth for the day on Monday 3 November.
The Chief Executive of Virgin Money, Jayne-Anne Gadhia, is to address MSPs and senior business representatives at the Business in the Parliament conference at Holyrood in November.
How best to involve communities and allow them to influence decisions will be the focus when the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee visits Dumfries later this month.
The impact of legislation that guarantees accommodation for people assessed as unintentionally homeless has been the focus of an inquiry by the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.
Publication of 2013/14 Members expenses information
The options for the further devolution of financial powers to Scotland are to be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee in a new inquiry launched today (Thursday 9 October).
Two powerful and symbolic art installations by Simon Burns-Cox and Alison Kinnaird reflecting the impact of war have gone on display at the Scottish Parliament.
The priorities of Italy as it holds the six-monthly presidency of the Council of the European Union will be outlined on Thursday 9 October by the Ambassador of Italy to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, Pasquale Terracciano