Committee publishes evidence submitted for inquiry into way forward for Scotland's financial sector


Views from some of the UK’s leading financial institutions on the cause and effects of the recent financial crisis and actions needed to meet future economic challenges have been published on the Scottish Parliament’s website today.

Holyrood starts first free tours


Free tours of Holyrood started today, making all aspects of visiting and engaging with the Parliament free to the public.

Committee meeting on track to break records in Alness


A record number of people are expected at Alness Academy when the Public Petitions Committee meets there on Monday 21 September.

Display ban on tobacco products comes one step closer


A display ban on tobacco products came one step closer today with the publication of a stage 1 report from the Health and Sport Committee.

Parliament creates financial scutiny unit


A Financial Scrutiny Unit is to be established within the Scottish Parliament to enhance scrutiny of budget issues and the annual Budget Bill process, it was announced today.

Committee to assess effects of financial crisis on Scotland's economy


The effect of the crisis in the banking sector, the impact of this and the wider recession on Scotland’s economy, and the actions required to meet future economic challenges will be the subject of an inquiry by Parliament committee.

Aberdeen to host Holyrood's 'Moving Stories'


A local campaigner from Aberdeen will feature in a unique art exhibition illustrating 10 personal experiences of the Scottish Parliament when it opens in Aberdeen on Friday.

Swedish Ambassador to set out EU Presidency priorities during Holyrood visit


The global economic crisis and climate change will be among issues discussed by the Swedish Ambassador His Excellency Staffan Carlsson when he visits the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday September 9 to highlight the priorities of the new EU Presidency.