The roll out of the devolution of welfare powers to Scotland and concerns over Universal Credit will be raised by the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee when it takes evidence from Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
Households, workers, the unemployed, and small and large businesses are being called on to share their views as the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee launches its inquiry into the performance of Scotland’s economy since 2007.
Latest details of all MSPs parliamentary expenses are published on the web today.
Greater effort is required to prevent criminals and fraudsters cheating the public purse, says a Holyrood Committee.
The Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee are conducting an inquiry into Scotland’s TV and film industry.
A new Bill that would stop the use of wild animals performing or being displayed in travelling circuses in Scotland needs to be strengthened, says a Holyrood Committee.
Holyrood’s Justice Committee has unanimously backed the general principles set out in the Scottish Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill.
Gaelic speakers, Gaelic learners and non-Gaelic speakers are all being encouraged to give theirs views to the Scottish Parliament on the future shape of its Gaelic services.
Members of the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee are seeking views about how the Scottish Government’s budget supports equalities and human rights.
The way in which local governments plan and spend their under pressure revenue budgets will be scrutinised by a Holyrood Committee.
The views of local people and organisations on the future of Scotland’s islands will come into focus when the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee visits Orkney this October.
Scotland’s disabled parking legislation is working well but more can be done to stop the misuse of parking places, a Holyrood Committee has claimed today.
Local people shared strong views with MSPs on A75 safety; and the challenges of living with Type 1 diabetes, when the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee visited Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright earlier this month.
Engaging with the public and stakeholders must not be a ‘tick box’ exercise for Health and social care Integration Authorities (IAs), says the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.
Holyrood’s Social Security Committee has issued an invitation to the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Rt Hon David Gauke MP, to give evidence at a future committee meeting.
The Scottish Parliament's European Committee has raised Scottish concerns over Brexit with the EU's Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier.
The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee is today issuing a call for evidence in relation to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
Overgrown hedges – causing some to “live in the shadows” – remain an issue in Scotland because legislation is not always being used as effectively as it could be, according to a Holyrood Committee.
The European Commission’s Chief Negotiator for the Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier, will meet the Scottish Parliament’s European Committee next Monday (11 September 2017).
Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee is making over 30 recommendations to help address Scotland’s teacher shortages. The recommendations come after the Committee heard from over 650 teachers and trainee teachers.