January

Young Scots debate environmental issues in Parliament's committees

31.01.2008

School pupils will discuss emergency responses to flooding as part of an event to be held at the Scottish Parliament tomorrow.

Small business and the evironment winners in purchasing strategy

30.01.2008

Reducing environmental harm and improving access to the Parliament’s procurement process for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and Scottish suppliers are two of the main aims of a new strategy released today.

Parliament committee to hear from experts on discrimination in Scotland

28.01.2008

One third of Scots believe there is sometimes a good reason to be prejudiced according to a controversial report on the nature and extent of discrimination in Scotland.

Scotland's ferry services under committee scrutiny

28.01.2008

Do Scotland’s ferries currently meet the needs of the communities they serve? This is one of the questions a Scottish Parliament committee will address as part of its inquiry into Ferry Services in Scotland.

Justice Committee reports police resources as inadequate

24.01.2008

Police resources are currently inadequate to meet present commitments. That is the conclusion reached by the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee today in the Report of its Inquiry into the Effective Use of Police Resources.

Finance Committee publishes Budget report

16.01.2008

The Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee has today published its report on the Scottish Government’s first Draft Budget.

Holyrood committee visits Elgin to hear evidence on flooding

11.01.2008

Residents of Elgin will have an opportunity to view the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs and Environment Committee in operation when it meets at Moray College in Elgin on Tuesday 19 February.