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Standardised assessments: Committee to test the evidence

15.11.2018

What role should standardised assessments play in Scotland’s schools? A new inquiry by Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee will explore

South of Scotland enterprise agency to be examined by Holyrood Committee

12.11.2018

A Holyrood Committee is seeking views on the establishment of a new enterprise agency dedicated to the south of Scotland.

Prevention is better than cure, say MSPs

12.11.2018

There is a lack of public health policies designed to prevent illness according to MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee.

Inspiring young scots to meet with Holyrood’s Presiding Officer

12.11.2018

Changing attitudes to young people, making a difference in the community and improving youth mental health are just some of the projects which Scotland’s inspirational young people are tackling.

Views sought on 20mph roll-out across Scotland

09.11.2018

Plans to reduce the speed limit on most residential and urban streets across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph are being considered by a Holyrood committee.

Young people’s voices placed at the heart of Scottish democracy

09.11.2018

Ensuring the voices of Scotland’s young people continue to be heard is at the core of a closer working relationship between the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Youth Parliament.

Concern expressed over proposed land register

08.11.2018

Much of Scotland’s land will remain outside the proposed Register of Controlled Interests in Land, whose purpose is to make land ownership more transparent, according to a report by the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Inquiry into mental health support available for young people

07.11.2018

An inquiry into how young people access mental health support in Scotland is being launched by the Public Petitions Committee.

Holyrood’s Finance & Constitution Committee warns of strong evidence of a demographic risk to the size of Scottish budget

07.11.2018

Holyrood’s Finance & Constitution Committee warns of strong evidence of a demographic risk to the size of Scottish budget

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