A political vision for the future of energy production and use in Scotland was set out today in an extensive report from the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.
Increased visitor numbers, more events and a ground-breaking new community project are just some of the highlights featured in this year’s Scottish Parliament Annual Report, published today.
The Scottish Parliament is counting down to the biggest birthday party it has ever seen. The birthday cards are signed, the cake is iced and more than 140 ten-year-olds are gearing up for the birthday of a lifetime.
Improvements to the parliamentary process to enhance the level of scrutiny of Scottish Government spending are recommended in a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee.
Scotland’s pig industry can have a thriving future, providing crucial underlying structural issues are addressed, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs and Environment Committee.
The convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit Committee today requested that the Auditor General for Scotland, looks into figures that were used as the basis for predicting the number of passenger trips in the SPT area.
Disturbing evidence that under-5s are not being monitored for mental well-being by statutory services has been highlighted by the Health and Sport Committee in its report published today.
A textiles student from Heriot-Watt University in Galashiels has won the competition to design the first official Scottish Parliament tartan to mark the 10th anniversary since devolution.
The Scottish Government should review its policy of awarding bonuses to senior executives, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee.
The Scottish Government’s plans to modernise the consultation process on school closures have been given support by the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee in a report published today.
Proposals to reform arbitration laws in Scotland need to be strengthened, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.
The Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee is seeking views on new legislation designed to simplify and streamline public bodies in Scotland.
As from today blogging, Wikipedia and YouTube will be some of the new social media tools introduced by the Public Petitions Committee as part of its report publication.
The competing demands on the Solway Firth will be the focus of a meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs and Environment Committee in Kirkcudbright on Monday 22 June.
A range of fun activities showcasing Scottish talent will take place in Holyrood on Wednesday 1 July as part of the Parliament’s 10th birthday activities.
More than 100 school children will be talking about devolution babies in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament today as part of the biggest schools debating tournament in Scotland.
Transport Scotland seriously mishandled the conflict of interest of a senior member of staff, according to a report published today by the Public Audit Committee.
Local authorities, trade unions and lawyers need to hold urgent discussions on how to deal with equal pay in local government, according to a report published today by the Local Government and Communities committee.
The global financial crisis is having a negative effect on Scottish businesses trying to access multi-million-pound European Union funding schemes.
Scottish Government spending is set to decline in the next few years as public finances come under increasing pressure from the effects of the recession, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee.
Sir Neil McIntosh is to be appointed to carry out an independent examination of Holyrood’s expenses system, it was announced today by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB).
A top UN relief chief will deliver a public lecture on global humanitarian challenges in the Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber on Friday 5 June at 6pm.