November

Summary of conclusions and recommendations

29.11.2011

A summary of the findings of the Health and Sport Committee's report on the inquiry into the regulation of care for older people.

Committee calls for review of national care standards

29.11.2011

A review of the National Care Standards has been called for by the Health and Sport Committee in its report published today.

Winners named in St Andrew's Day debate

29.11.2011

The fifth annual St Andrew’s Day Debate took place yesterday in the Scottish Parliament.

Annie Lennox to address international parliamentarians

27.11.2011

Special Envoy to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Scotland Branch and UN AIDS Ambassador Annie Lennox OBE will deliver the closing address to a gathering of international parliamentarians this week.

Debating talent shines for St Andrew’s Day

25.11.2011

Two debating events featuring young people will take place in Parliament over the next week.

Lord Sacks gives Time for Reflection

23.11.2011

Lord Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, today gave Time for Reflection in the Debating Chamber.

Exhibition showcases designs with a conscience

21.11.2011

The Scottish Parliament has brought together new graduates from Scotland’s four renowned art schools to create an exhibition – called ‘Design and Democracy’ – to showcase how inspired design can be both life-enhancing and creative.

Science meets design at Parliament family weekend

16.11.2011

Free family events take place on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November at the Scottish Parliament to celebrate St Andrew’s Day.

Inquiry into the provision and uptake of broadband services in Scotland

16.11.2011

A short, targeted inquiry by the Scottish Parliament’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee to identify the work required to significantly expand Scotland’s digital broadband infrastructure has its first session of oral evidence today.

SPCB to submit planning application for external security facility at Holyrood

15.11.2011

A planning application for a design to build an external security facility at Holyrood is to be submitted by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) it was announced today.

Committee asks for views on proposed agricultural holdings legislation

14.11.2011

The Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee is asking for views from organisations and individuals on the Scottish Government’s plans to amend legislation relating to succession and rent review.

Infrastructure Committee Convener’s support for Rosyth-Zeebrugge Ferry

11.11.2011

Maureen Watt MSP, Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee, has pledged support for the continuation of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge Ferry Service.

This week's Holyrood Highlights

02.11.2011

Details of this week's Holyrood Highlights, our weekly programme reporting on recent parliamentary business and current affairs.

Exhibition focuses on people and the Parliament

02.11.2011

An exhibition dedicated to showing how people have connected with the Scottish Parliament to achieve change moves to Dundee on Wednesday, 2 November.

Call for evidence on Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Bill

01.11.2011

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is today calling for evidence from all interested parties on the general principles of the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Bill.