Action needed to avoid negative affect of UK Bill on Scottish higher education sector


The UK Government must take action to avoid potential negative affects to the higher education sector in Scotland, according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee.

First year of Land & Buildings Transaction Tax “operationally successful” but too early for conclusions says Committee


Scotland’s transition to the new Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) was ‘operationally successful’, says the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee.

£8 billion budgets need to be better aligned to deliver transformational health and social care


Following an inquiry into health and social care integration budgets, MSPs were disappointed to find that the majority of Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCP) started the financial year without finalised budgets in place.

Three of the best photographs of people in Scotland chosen by Harry Benson


Photographs taken in Byre's Road Glasgow, on the Solway Coast and Rhu, near Helensburgh were today chosen by Harry Benson as being among the best entries of the Parliament's #SeeingScotland photography competition.

Justice Committee looking at Childhood Abuse Bill


The three-year time limit that prevents childhood abuse survivors from seeking civil damages in court is the focus of a call for evidence issued by MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee.

Wishaw pupils visited by Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee


Members of the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee (EHRiC) have been meeting with Thornlie Primary School pupils ahead of UN Human Rights Day, which will take place on Saturday 10 December.

Universal credit the focus of Musselburgh visit by MSPs


MSPs on the Social Security Committee will today visit Musselburgh job centre, one of the first areas in Scotland to roll out Universal Credit, to see the claimant journey first hand.

Scottish Parliament’s Gaelic Week gets underway


A week of Gaelic activities gets underway today at the Scottish Parliament (Monday 28 November).

Older Peoples’ Assembly takes over Holyrood


The Scottish Parliament’s debating chamber will be taken over by The Scottish Older People’s Assembly on Friday 25 November.

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