Proposals to give local authorities the power to vary empty property relief have been welcomed as a useful addition to the ‘toolkit’ available to help tackle the problem of long term empty homes and businesses.
Support to help Scottish researchers in accessing European grants including Horizon 2020 should be better promoted, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee.
The decisions made about when or if a child should be removed from the family home are to be examined by the Scottish Parliament's Education and Culture Committee
Scotland’s annual health spend is more than £11 billion but there remains a lack of clarity as to how that budget is being spent by NHS boards, according to a report by the Health and Sport Committee.
Glasgow 2014, London 2012, the Disney film Brave, Homecoming 2014, the Ryder Cup. All these major events are being used to promote tourism in Scotland, assisted by £30million of funding for VisitScotland. But what impact do these events have?
In a first for a Scottish Parliament committee, the Education and Culture Committee will mark the end of the first year of this Parliament by getting an in-depth ‘progress report’ from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.
Former Prime Minister Rt. Hon Gordon Brown MP will headline the eighth Festival of Politics at the Scottish Parliament in delivering the inaugural Campbell Christie Lecture.
A ‘cultural change’ is needed in order that public bodies can work together to successfully deliver vital public services according to a report of the the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee
The management and response to the outbreak of legionnaire’s disease in Edinburgh is to be focus of an evidence session by the Health and Sport Committee at a meeting on 26 June.
Equipping our future workforce with the right skills to meet anticipated growth in the renewable energy industry is the focus of a visit to Fife by MSPs from the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.
The four-month renewable energy inquiry, set up by the Economy Energy and Tourism Committee will conclude its evidence gathering into whether the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets are achievable, at a meeting on Wednesday (20 June).
The very best of international photojournalism returns to the Scottish Parliament in July when the World Press Photo (WPP) winners will be on display in the Main Hall. Award winning photographer Ilvy Njiokiktjien will also give a free public lecture.
An exhibition dedicated to showing how people have connected with the Scottish Parliament to achieve change moves to Eden Court, Inverness today (Tuesday, 12 June).
The development of the renewable energy industry in Orkney and Caithness is the focus of a visit by MSPs from the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.
Two of Scotland’s most successful entrepreneurs, Sir Tom Hunter and Jim McColl will today be part of a major event in the Scottish Parliament.
More than 100 students from secondary schools across Scotland will attend the final of the annual Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 14 June at 18.30.
An international conference debating how to make Parliaments more relevant will take place at the Scottish Parliament on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 June. The theme will be explored by more than fifty international Parliamentarians.