Leading business people from across Scotland gather at Holyrood


Over 200 leading business figures will gather at the Scottish Parliament today to discuss opportunities for growth in Scottish business.

Is a register of lobbying activity in Scotland necessary asks Holyrood’s Standards Committee


Members of the public and interested organisations are being asked whether they think a Bill to create a register of lobbying activity in Scotland is necessary and desirable.

Holyrood report: loneliness ‘as damaging to Scots health as poverty and poor housing’


The Equal Opportunities Committee today launches its report on the extent and impact of social isolation on older and younger people living in Scotland.

Make energy reduction a priority finds committee inquiry


Reducing energy demand will be critical to ensuring the security of our energy supply in the future and a parliamentary committee is today calling on the Scottish and UK Government’s to make this a priority.

Will new burial and cremation legislation be fit for modern Scotland?


Measures aimed at creating a modern and comprehensive framework for burials and cremations are to be examined by two Scottish Parliament committees.

Scottish Government faces Committee questions in Dumfries


The future of Scotland’s land will come into focus when a Scottish Parliamentary Committee questions a Government Minister at a public meeting at Easterbrook Hall.

Motherwell to host the Scottish Parliament for the day


People in Motherwell will have the opportunity to have their voice heard as the Scottish Parliament comes to the town for the day on Monday 9 November.

Views sought on Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill


The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee today issued a call for written evidence on the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill.

Report finds North Glasgow College governance Arrangements were “unacceptable”


Required levels of governance at North Glasgow College were “unacceptable”, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit Committee.

Views sought on Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill


The Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee has issued a call for written evidence as it prepares to scrutinise the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill.

Views Sought on the Scottish Fiscal Commission


The role, resourcing and independence of the body charged with examining Scottish Government tax forecasts are to be examined in a new inquiry launched by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee.

Public Audit Committee to call witnesses on Coatbridge College severance deals


The Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit Committee today decided on the next stage of its inquiry into the governance of severance payments at the former Coatbridge College.

Army’s contribution to Scotland recognised at Scottish Parliament


Artwork which has been gifted to the Parliament by the Army in Scotland that highlights the relationship between the Army and Scottish society through the years is to be unveiled.

Devolution Committee calls for transparency between Scottish and UK Governments to be enshrined in law


Holyrood’s Devolution (Further Powers) Committee has called for improved scrutiny of relations between the Scottish and UK Governments.

Parliamentary committee questions NHS performance targets


There is currently no way to assess the level of investment being made by the NHS to fully meet performance targets

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