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  • GENDER_BILL

    MSPs seek views on board equality

    Holyrood’s Equalities & Human Rights Committee is seeking views on the gender split on public boards ahead of their scrutiny of the Gender Representation on Public Boards Bill. At present, women make up around 42% of public boards, but are 51.5% of the Scottish population.

    Read the news release.
    Find out how to give your views.
    Follow @SP_EHRiC on Twitter

     

     

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    MSPs seek views on board equality

  • The First Minister during FMQs in the Chamber

    Thursday's business in the Chamber

    Thursday's business begins at 11:40am and includes:

    • General and First Minister's Questions
    • a Ministerial Statement on Provisional Outturn 2016-17
    • Stage 3 of the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill

    Watch live on SPTV

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

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    Thursday's business in the Chamber

  • Bullying

    Evidence session on bullying in schools

    On Thursday morning the Equalities and Human Rights Committee are holding a session on bullying and harassment of children and young people in schools. Witnesses include:

    • John Swinney, Deputy First Minister
    • Maggie Fallon, Education Scotland

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

    Watch live from 9:30am

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    Evidence session on bullying in schools

  • Watch >> First Minister's Questions

    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

    At midday on Thursday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP took questions from Party Leaders and other Members during First Minister's Questions.

    Watch the video on YouTube

    Read the Official Report

     

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    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

 

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