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Personal and social education – what should Scotland’s pupils learn?

20.02.2017

What role should personal and social education (PSE) play in Scottish schools? This will be the focus for the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee as it prepares to undertake a round table on the issue.

‘Hedge rage’ legislation to be examined by committee

20.02.2017

Legislation aimed at addressing the frustration caused by overgrown hedges will be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee

Holyrood Committee launches gender pay gap inquiry

15.02.2017

Could closing the gender pay gap boost the Scottish economy? This will be a key question for the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Fair Work and Jobs Committee as it launches its inquiry into the impact of equal pay.

Culture of the NHS to be investigated by parliamentary committee

15.02.2017

The culture of the NHS and the way this impacts on patients is to be investigated by MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee, who are today asking NHS staff for their views.

Consultation with patients over health and social care plans under the spotlight

13.02.2017

Whether or not integration authorities are doing enough to involve patients, carers, the third sector and other stakeholders in the design and future of health and social care is being investigated by MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee.

Winning image in Harry Benson photography competition goes on display at the Parliament

08.02.2017

A photograph of a boy and his dog taken on the Solway Coast that won a photography competition inspired by world renowned photographer Harry Benson has gone on display in the Scottish Parliament.

European Committee calls for a bespoke immigration solution for Scotland

06.02.2017

Holyrood’s European Committee has called for the Scottish and UK governments to consider “a bespoke – or differentiated – solution for immigration policy in Scotland” after Brexit.

Devolution of social security to be investigated by Holyrood and Westminster Committees

06.02.2017

The successful delivery of the devolution of social security is to be investigated by two parliamentary committees.

Holyrood committee: Scottish Government ‘must do more’ for Scottish business in wake of Brexit

03.02.2017

A Holyrood Committee is urging the Scottish Government to give better support to Scottish business in ‘selling brand Scotland’ in Europe and across the world.

Parliament to nominate new Public Services Ombudsman

03.02.2017

The Scottish Parliament will next week be invited to nominate Rosemary Agnew to Her Majesty for appointment as the new Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

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