Julia Unwin CBE, chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, will today lead a conference to assess the work of the Scottish Parliament in reducing poverty and inequalities.
The Scottish and UK governments must work together to tackle the issue of child poverty, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee.
A unique ‘travelling’ exhibition exploring 10 personal experiences of Holyrood will be launched in Oban on Friday 22 May as part of a series of events marking 10 years of the Scottish Parliament
Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and the Scottish Commission for Human Rights should be retained as separate bodies, according to a Scottish Parliament committee report published today.
VisitScotland could have achieved better value for the public purse by using a different business model to develop the VisitScotland.com website according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit Committee.
There has been a lamentable failure to deliver the target set in 2004 for two hours’ quality physical education for every school pupil, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.
People in Alloa will have the opportunity to offer their opinions on the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill when the Justice Committee meets in Alloa Town Hall on Tuesday 19 May.
A portrait of Dr Winnie Ewing will be unveiled in a short presentation taking place outside the Members’ Restaurant today.
‘Innovating for the upturn’ in the Scottish economy is the focus for politicians and Scottish business leaders gathering at Holyrood next month for the fifth annual Business in the Parliament conference.
More than 120 Scottish primary school children will take up a seat in the Scottish Parliament’s Debating Chamber today as part of a nationwide competition to test their knowledge of European affairs.
The Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Government should work together to produce a joint protocol clarifying the roles of the Presiding Officer and the First Minister regarding accuracy of Members’ contributions in the Chamber.
A planning system burdened by a centuries-old belief that the countryside should be protected from development is exacerbating a serious shortage of housing in Scotland’s rural areas, according to a Scottish.parliament.uk/pagenotf report published today.
Politicians from Catalonia, Flanders, Baden-Wurttemberg and Wales will be among a delegation gathering at the Scottish Parliament on Friday 8 May for a seminar scrutinising the way regional parliaments deal with European matters.