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Widen access to the legal profession, says Justice Committee

23.09.2018

Holyrood’s Justice Committee is calling on schools, universities and the Law Society of Scotland to consider what barriers exist to becoming a lawyer and to take action to remove them.

Scottish Parliament renews its commitment to Gaelic with five-year language plan

19.09.2018

The Scottish Parliament has renewed its commitment to Gaelic with the publication of its new Gaelic Language plan.

Holyrood Committee seeks views on new fuel poverty target

17.09.2018

Proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty is to be examined by the Local Government and Communities Committee.

Impact of Brexit negotiations on Scotland

14.09.2018

With the negotiations for the UK’s withdrawal entering a critical phase, the Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has today launched a call for evidence.

Local artist celebrated with new display at Holyrood

12.09.2018

A selection of paintings by one of Britain’s most significant 20th century modern artists has gone on public display at the Scottish Parliament.

Views sought from people in Glasgow on climate change

10.09.2018

How Scotland can tackle climate change and what realistic changes could be made to peoples’ behaviour to help the environment is to be the subject of a public meeting in Glasgow.

Festival of Politics programme unveiled

04.09.2018

The Scottish Parliament will become the first UK legislature to host the BBC’s flagship political debate programme, Question Time, when it broadcasts from the unique setting of the Debating Chamber this October as part of this year’s Festival of Politics.

MSPs embark on justice factfinding visits to Dundee, Forfar and Montrose

03.09.2018

MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee are to visit Dundee, Forfar and Montrose on Monday 3 September.

Holyrood Committee calls for halt on Mesh Medical Devices

21.08.2018

The Public Petitions Committee has been considering evidence on the issues highlighted by a petition lodged in April 2014 by Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy on behalf of the Scottish Mesh Survivors' 'Hear our Voice' campaign.

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World's best press pictures come to the Scottish Parliament

01.08.2018

A collection of award-winning press photography from around the world has gone on display at the Scottish Parliament.

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