April

Scottish Parliament introduces Gaelic-English bilingual logo

25.04.2008

The words ‘Pàrlamaid na h-Alba’ are to be introduced into the Scottish Parliament’s official logo it was announced today.

Shifting the balance of healthcare

25.04.2008

The Health and Sport Committee of the Scottish Parliament today issued a call for written evidence on the role of rehabilitation services – such as physiotherapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy – in shifting the balance of health care.

Local Government Committee launches inquiry into child poverty

23.04.2008

An inquiry into child poverty in Scotland was launched today with a call for evidence by the Local Government and Communities Committee.

International schools orienteering championship finds its way to Holyrood

18.04.2008

Holyrood will welcome participants in the 2008 International SchoolSport Federation (ISF) World Schools Orienteering Championships next week.

Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee hears from Shetland and Orkney

17.04.2008

Ferries are vital to national transport links. This is why the Scottish Parliament’s Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee is undertaking an inquiry into ferry services in Scotland.

Schools students to set out International Development Priorities for MSPs at Holyrood

15.04.2008

Fifth and sixth-year schools students from across Scotland will set out their views to MSPs at Holyrood next month on which issues should be ranked as international development priorities.

Justice Committee to see community policing in operation

14.04.2008

Community policing across Scotland comes under the spotlight during April and May as the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee undertakes a series of fact-finding visits in April and May to inform its community policing inquiry, starting in Dundee.

Last Scotland's Futures Forum on alcohol and drugs

02.04.2008

The last Scotland’s Futures Forum seminar ahead of the publication of a report on ‘Fresh Perspectives on Alcohol and Drugs’ will take place in Holyrood on Thursday (3 April).