April

Scotland’s entrepreneurialism to be the focus of Business in Parliament

29.04.2012

From starting a business in your living room to a multinational company with operations across the world, how best to support and encourage Scotland’s entrepreneurs will be the focus of the 7th annual Business in Parliament event.

Committee calls for honesty on Common Agricultural Policy reform

27.04.2012

Scotland should get a fair share of Common Agricultural Policy funds and the European Commission needs to be honest about the timetable for reform.

Youth voices to be heard at the Scottish Parliament

26.04.2012

Pupils from across Scotland will debate issues affecting them and their communities as part of an event taking place at the Scottish Parliament today.

Evidence session on renewables targets

25.04.2012

Donald Trump Sr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Trump Organisation, today gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee on the inquiry into the Scottish Government's renewable energy targets.

Renewables Inquiry to focus on communities and tourism

25.04.2012

The impact of renewable energy generation on communities and tourism will be the focus of an evidence session, being held today. This session will inform the Renewables Inquiry, launched by the Economy Energy and Tourism Committee in January.

Fight to end homelessness comes to Holyrood

20.04.2012

Housing organisations, local councils and other bodies working to tackle homelessness in Scotland are gathering at Holyrood next week to meet MSPs ahead of a debate in the Chamber at 2pm that afternoon.

SPCB invites construction tenders for Holyrood external security facility

19.04.2012

Construction companies are to be invited to submit fixed price tenders for the possible construction of an external security facility at Holyrood it was announced today.

Public tickets for Renewables inquiry meeting

17.04.2012

Tickets for the public gallery will be available shortly for when the Trump Organisation gives evidence to the Economy Energy and Tourism Committee inquiry into the achievability of the Scottish Government’s newly revised targets within its 2020 Routemap.

Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy to return to Scottish Parliament in 2013

13.04.2012

The Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy ceremony is to return to the Scottish Parliament in October 2013 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Carnegie UK Trust.

Scottish Parliament supports Scotland Week

12.04.2012

The Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP and Elaine Smith MSP have begun a series of engagements on behalf of the Scottish Parliament in New York to mark Scotland Week.

Sir Tom Hunter to address Business in Parliament conference

03.04.2012

Sir Tom Hunter has been announced as the key note speaker for this year’s Business in the Parliament conference. Taking place in Holyrood on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 June, the focus is on Scotland’s entrepreneurialism.