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    Issues on Universal Credit to be addressed

    The Social Security Committee has written to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt Hon Damian Green MP to address 'serious systematic problems' that exist with the new Universal Credit system.

    The Committee is concerned about unacceptable delays in people receiving the money they are entitled to leading to anxiety, hardship and pushing people into rent arrears.

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    Issues on Universal Credit to be addressed

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    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

    On Thursday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP took questions from Party Leaders and other MSPs during First Minister's Question Time.

    Watch the video (external site)

    Read the Official Report

    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

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    Police Scotland: call-handling update

    On Thursday afternoon the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing will take evidence on the 'Independent Assurance Review Police Scotland - Call-handling Update Report'.  Giving evidence are Derek Penman, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland; Christina Yule, Lead Inspector, and Laura Paton, Lead Inspector, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland.

    Watch live from 1pm


    Police Scotland: call-handling update


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The Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, welcomes the Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary, His Excellency Mr Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky

Presiding Officer welcomes Hungarian Ambassador

On Thursday afternoon, Presiding Officer the Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, welcomed the Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary, His Excellency Mr Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, on his first official visit to the Scottish Parliament.

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