November

Portree high school crowned Gaelic debate winners

26.11.2009

Pupils from Portree High School have been crowned the winners of this year’s BT Scotland National Gaelic Schools Debate.

Holyrood hosts St Andrew's Day activities from dawn to dusk

26.11.2009

Holyrood is hosting a full day of activities on St Andrew’s Day (Monday 30 November) to mark the end of the Year of Homecoming and the national saint’s day, bringing together pupils, performers and photographers.

Call for evidence on alcohol bill launched

26.11.2009

Views on minimum pricing of alcohol, off-sales discounts and raising the alcohol sales age to 21, have all been called for today by the Health and Sport Committee.

Free Gaelic audio tours launched at Holyrood

25.11.2009

Gaelic speakers can now take a free tour of Holyrood while listening to an audio guide in their preferred language.

Holyrood welcomes grassroots organisations for unique conference

20.11.2009

Holyrood will welcome more than 100 attendees from local voluntary and charity organisations from across Scotland tomorrow as part of its activities to mark a decade of devolution.

Commission recommends approval of Audit Scotland's budget

17.11.2009

The Scottish Commission for Public Audit today published its 1st Report, 2009 (Session 3) recommending that the Scottish Parliament approves Audit Scotland’s proposed budget for 2010-11.

Criminal Justice & Licensing Bill receives qualified support from Justice Committee

12.11.2009

The Justice Committee has given qualified support to the general principles of the Criminal Justice and Licensing Bill and highlighted areas of disagreement, in its report published today.

Treatment of female offenders should be re-examined says committee

10.11.2009

The sentencing of women with mental health problems and their treatment by the criminal justice system should be re-examined, according to a report published today by the Equal Opportunities Committee.

Holyrood welcomes its two-millionth visitor

10.11.2009

Caroline Powley, from Paddock Wood in Kent, became the official two-millionth visitor to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood today.

A week of learning at Holyrood

05.11.2009

Web games and Budget scrutiny have been the focus of the Parliament’s education team this week.

Photography exhibition discovering the spirit of Scotland in Canada opens at Holyrood

03.11.2009

A photography exhibition which explores the connections between Canada and Scotland through people and places will open to the public at Holyrood from today until Monday 30 November.

Newtongrange to host Holyrood's 'Moving Stories' exhibition

02.11.2009

A unique ‘travelling’ exhibition exploring 10 personal experiences of Holyrood will arrive in Newtongrange tomorrow as part of a series of events marking a decade of devolution.

Web upgrade will offer more ways to engage with Parliament

02.11.2009

The Scottish Parliament is updating its website to make it even easier for people to engage with the Parliament and learn more about its work.