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  • Members of the Local Government Committee visiting allotments as part of a fact-finding visit on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill

    Changes to community empowerment needed

    Changes are needed to ensure legislation designed to empower communities delivers on its promise. This is the finding of the Local Government and Regeneration Committee as it reports today on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill.

    Find out more

    Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee's News Release

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    Changes to community empowerment needed

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    Parents' views sought on schools support

    The Education and Culture Committee is undertaking work on the educational attainment gap and is currently seeking parents' views about how schools work with them to support their children's learning.

    You can share your views by completing the Committee's short survey:

    Education and Culture Committee Survey of Parents

    Educational attainment gap

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    Parents' views sought on schools support

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • Ministerial Statements on the Smith Commission and on the Agricultural Holdings Review Group Report
    • Scottish Government Debate on Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE)
    • Members' Business from Stuart Maxwell MSP on Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

    Business Bulletin

     

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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    NHS Highland finances under spotlight

    NHS Highland’s management of its finances in 2013/14 will be the focus of the Public Audit Committee's meeting in Inverness on Monday 2 February.

    The meeting will take place in Highland Council’s Chamber from 9:30am. Members of the public can book tickets for the public gallery from Monday 26 January.

    News release

    Find out more about the meeting

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    NHS Highland finances under spotlight

 

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Happy to Translate

The Scottish Parliament is taking part in Happy to Translate.

This national language initiative will enhance our existing services for non-English speakers and promote equal access for people living in Scotland.