July

Scottish Parliament exhibition 'Moving Stories' opens in Stornoway

27.07.2010

A travelling exhibition exploring ten people’s experiences of interacting with the Scottish Parliament will open in Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway on Tuesday 3 August.

Presiding Officer meets Falkirk youngsters to learn about their friendships in Malawi

16.07.2010

Scottish Parliament Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP is visiting Falkirk High School today to speak to youngsters about friendships they have begun with children in Malawi.

Presiding Officer's summer programme goes full steam ahead

15.07.2010

Volunteers from Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway will meet Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP today to talk about the work they do to lovingly restore historic locomotives.

Presiding Officer meets black watch veterans

12.07.2010

Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP will be introduced to three Black Watch veterans as part of his summer programme touring Scotland.

Presiding Officer takes to the air to learn about challenges of maritime and coastguard agency

10.07.2010

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Alex Fergusson MSP, will take to the air to gain an insight into the work of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Presiding Officer presents volunteer awards at Western Isles hospital

09.07.2010

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Alex Fergusson MSP will present long-service awards to volunteers at the League of Friends of the Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway.

Committee calls for evidence on protection of workers

09.07.2010

A Scottish Parliament Committee is calling for evidence as it scrutinises a Bill designed to protect workers against assault.

Culture, crofting and community at top of Presiding Officer's agenda in Outer Herbrides

08.07.2010

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP will learn about everything from crofting to the culture and sustainability of the South Uist and Benbecula communities on Thursday 8 July.

Committee calls for evidence on palliative care

08.07.2010

A Scottish Parliament committee is launching a call for evidence on the provision of palliative care by the National Health Service in Scotland.

Committee calls for evidence on Scotland's Enterprise Network

07.07.2010

A Scottish Parliament committee is calling for evidence as it launches its inquiry into the country’s enterprise network, comprising Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International.

Presiding Officer starts summer programme in Benbecula

07.07.2010

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Alex Fergusson MSP, is launching his 2010 Summer engagement programme in Benbecula.

The changing politics of football, comedy and young people focus for Festival of Politics 2010

05.07.2010

The diverse line-up of speakers and topics featuring in the Festival of Politics 2010 was unveiled today by the Scottish Parliament.

Scottish Parliament committee highlights need for a strong local newspaper industry

02.07.2010

Local newspaper groups must develop a business model which allows them to compete with other news providers and keep pace with technological developments, while maintaining investment in journalists, according to a Scottish Parliament report.

Holyrood committee calls for improved links between transport and land use planning policies

02.07.2010

The links between transport and land use planning policies must be strengthened to ensure public transport is put at the heart of new developments, according to a report from the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee.