Exhibition focuses on people and the Parliament


An exhibition dedicated to showing how people have connected with the Scottish Parliament to achieve change moves to Cumbernauld College’s East Dunbartonshire Campus in Kirkintilloch on Tuesday, 4 October.

Better training for paid carers urgently needed


Carers in Glasgow today made an urgent plea for better training for paid care providers and more personal involvement in care inspection services by carers and users

Reform of parliamentary sitting patterns to be examined


Changes to the Parliament’s sitting patterns, including proposals for its chamber to meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, are to be considered by MSPs, it was announced today.

Expert witnesses announced by Scotland Bill Committee


A series of eight meetings to hear a range of expert opinions on increased powers for the Scottish Parliament was announced today by Holyrood’s Scotland Bill Committee.

Local business people’s views wanted by economy committee


The views of local business people are being sought as part of an inquiry launched today into Business Gateway by the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.

Committee launches inquiry into educational attainment of looked-after children


The Education and Culture Committee is examining why the educational attainment of looked-after children has not improved significantly since devolution, despite the considerable volume of policy, guidance and legislation in this area.

Pundits and supporters give evidence on football bill


Football pundits Graham Spiers and Pat Nevin will join a panel of representatives from Scottish football supporters’ associations in giving evidence to the Justice Committee on Tuesday 6 September