June

People of Scotland celebrate a new chapter in Parliament History

30.06.2007

Today marks a brand new chapter for the Scottish Parliament as people, the Parliament and Her Majesty The Queen join together to celebrate the Third Session of the Scottish Parliament, alongside guests from Scotland and around the world.

Third Session of the Scottish Parliament

29.06.2007

Third Session of the Scottish Parliament

Rising star to perform for home crowd in Parliament gardens

29.06.2007

Singing star Keith Jack, runner up in reality TV show Any Dream Will Do, is to complete the music line-up at tomorrow’s Picnic in the Parliament concert.

Idlewild to rock the Parliament

29.06.2007

One of Scotland’s most successful indie rock bands, Idlewild, are to headline the free Picnic at the Parliament event celebrating the Scottish Parliament’s Third Session on Saturday 30 June.

Scottish Parliament sets out responsible purchasing strategy

27.06.2007

New procurement guidelines which aim to place greater emphasis upon environmental and social issues were published today by the Scottish Parliament in a month long consultation that is open to the public.

SPCB announces panel members for review of parliamentary allowances

27.06.2007

The membership of a panel appointed to carry out a full scale review of parliamentary allowances was announced today by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB).

Perth bandleader to hit right notes with Royal fanfares

27.06.2007

Highly regarded bandleader, composer, producer and arranger Major Kevin Lamb, of Perth, is set to conduct newly composed fanfares for Her Majesty The Queen ahead of her address to mark the Third Session of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 30 June.

Stranraer local hero to join Parliamentary celebrations

26.06.2007

A Stranraer woman, Penny Halliday, met today with the Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP ahead of her attendance at the activities to mark the Third Session of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 30 June.

Today's Scotland celebrated by the Parliament

25.06.2007

The people of today’s Scotland will be at the centre of celebrations organised by the Parliament to mark the opening of its Third Session.

Edinburgh man adds his own sparkle to the opening of the Scottish Parliament

25.06.2007

Edinburgh-born Bill Jameson, who has been cleaning the Crown of Scotland for more than 50 years, will finally get to see the fruits of his labour.

Public invited to capture historic occasion in pictures

24.06.2007

The Scottish Parliament today announced a photographic competition as part of the celebrations taking place on Saturday 30 June marking the Third Session of the Scottish Parliament.

SPCB announces a full scale review of parliamentary allowances

20.06.2007

A full scale review of parliamentary allowances was announced today by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB).

Scottish Parliament publishes its Annual Report

19.06.2007

The Scottish Parliament has today published its Annual Report detailing the work of Holyrood from 1 July 2006 to 2 April 2007.

MSPs' expenses data for 2006/07 updated online

14.06.2007

The Scottish Parliament has today published online MSPs’ expenses data for the first three quarters of the financial year 2006/2007.

Scottish bands to rock Holyrood

11.06.2007

Performers from across Scotland, traditional and contemporary, will join together for a day of Scottish Parliament activities on Saturday 30 June celebrating Scotland’s heritage and modern achievements.

Schools' magazine winners to get inside story on Holyrood

08.06.2007

Seven schools from across Scotland were today recognised at the Scottish School Magazine of the Year Awards – and received a unique invitation to get the inside story on the Scottish Parliament.

Scotland's Futures Forum explores emerging markets' effect

06.06.2007

Holyrood’s think tank, Scotland’s Futures Forum, will join forces on Thursday with VisitScotland’s Scenario Planning Group for Scottish Tourism to consider “Changing Worlds and Global Markets: Understanding the Implications for Scottish Tourism”.