More GPs required in deprived areas


There needs to be a shift in GPs from affluent areas to more deprived areas where they are most needed, according to the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.

Parliament to join year of Homecoming 2009 celebrations


Events to mark Homecoming Scotland 2009 have been announced today by the Scottish Parliament.

Call for evidence on the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill


Changes to out-of-area placing requests and additional support needs tribunals will be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee.

Justice Committee supports compensation for pleural plaques


The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has welcomed measures to ensure that people diagnosed with pleural plaques will continue to be able to claim damages.

Scottish Commission for Public Audit publishes review of Audit Scotland's corporate governance


The Scottish Commission for Public Audit today published its report on a review of Audit Scotland’s corporate governance arrangements.

Pathways into sport inquiry calls for evidence


Is a lack of the right type of facilities in schools compromising sports education?

Parliament marks a decade of devolution


The Parliament is to mark 10 years of devolution with a special programme of engagement activities - one of which will involve every child born in Scotland on 1 July 1999.

Roundtable for Equal Opportunities Committee


A roundtable discussion on the increasing levels of sexual imagery in goods aimed at children will take place at the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee meeting on 2 December.

Justice Committee sets out vision for community policing


The delivery of community policing in Scotland is inconsistent, according to a report from the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee.

New reimbursement of Member's expenses scheme introduced at Holyrood


A new system for reimbursing MSPs for the costs they incur in carrying out their parliamentary duties is being introduced today by the Scottish Parliament.