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Patchy provision of Personal and Social Education in Scotland’s Schools

23.05.2017

A picture of inconsistent and inadequate provision of Personal and Social Education for Scotland’s young people in some of Scotland’s schools has been revealed by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee.

MSPs call for new anti-destitution strategy

22.05.2017

“Destitution is built into the UK asylum process”. This is the stark message of a report issued today by MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee.

Committee calls for interim targets for tackling child poverty

22.05.2017

Targets aimed at reducing child poverty in Scotland are too long range according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee.

Views sought on removing barriers to participation in grassroots sport

20.05.2017

A Holyrood Committee is seeking views on the removal of barriers to participation in grassroots sport.

Should Scotland ban wild animals in travelling circuses?

18.05.2017

Is it ethically wrong to use wild animals in travelling circuses? This is one of the questions a Holyrood Committee will ask as it looks into animal welfare legislation.

Additional support needs - inadequate support impacting on some children’s education

15.05.2017

The policy of an inclusive education for children with additional support needs is not functioning properly in many local authority areas due to a lack of support for these children.

Scottish Parliament announces new apprenticeships

15.05.2017

The Scottish Parliament has announced a new drive to recruit apprentices.

Scottish Police Authority boss “behaved inappropriately”, says Holyrood Committee

12.05.2017

The Chair of the Scottish Police Authority appears to have “behaved inappropriately” according to a Holyrood Committee.

Safety of school buildings to be explored

12.05.2017

The safety of the school estate in Scotland is to be explored by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee.

MSPs agree the general principles of the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill

12.05.2017

Holyrood’s Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (DPLR) has recommended the general principles of the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill be approved.

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