Equalities Report published by Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body


The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) has today published its Equalities Report covering 2006.

Kirking of the Parliament: How to apply for public seats


The ‘Kirking of the Parliament’ will take place in St Giles’ Cathedral on Tuesday 8 May the eve of the Third Session of the Scottish Parliament.

Presiding Officer George Reid to receive Russian Foreign Minister's decoration


The Russian Foreign Minister has awarded Presiding Officer The Rt Hon George Reid a special decoration in recognition of his active and lasting contribution to strengthening multilateral cooperation between the Russian Federation and Scotland.

Japanese art exhibition to open at the Scottish Parliament


A unique exhibition showcasing the work of 12 Japanese art graduates studying in Scotland will open at the Scottish Parliament on Friday.

MSPs in Schools launches new programme


The successful Scottish Parliament MSPs in Schools programme re-launches this week, after reaching out to more than 6,000 pupils at 100 schools in 2006-7.

Presiding Officer to receive Freedom of Clackmannanshire


Presiding Officer George Reid is to receive the Freedom of Clackmannanshire on Thursday 19 April.

Food and Faith lessons served up at Holyrood


Catering and event staff at Holyrood have been learning more about the food traditions of different faiths this month, thanks to a specialised training programme organised by the Scottish Parliament.

Presiding Officer's Canadian Tartan Week Programme


The Presiding Officer the Rt Hon George Reid has arrived in Québec, Canada as part of this year’s Tartan Week activities.