November

Participation in sport and physical activity remains static finds a new parliamentary report

27.11.2017

Over the past 10 years, the number of Scots taking part in sporting activities in Scotland has remained static finds a new Parliamentary report.

Equalities Committee seeks views on Historic Pardons Bill

24.11.2017

Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee is looking to hear views from the general public as the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) Bill starts its journey through the Scottish Parliament.

Holyrood Committee sets out inquiry remit on MSPs Code of Conduct and sexual harassment complaints

23.11.2017

The rules governing the reporting and investigation of sexual harassment complaints against MSPs are to be reviewed by Holyrood’s Standards Committee.

Gender targets backed by Equalities Committee

20.11.2017

A majority of members on Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee have backed the general principles of the Gender Representation on Public Boards Bill, as it reports on its findings from Stage 1 scrutiny.

‘UK Ministers should not be able to make law in devolved areas without the consent of the Scottish Government’ a Committee of MSPs says

17.11.2017

The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee says that UK Ministers should not be able to make law in devolved areas without the consent of the Scottish Government.

Accountability is essential to avoid IT failures, says Holyrood Committee

15.11.2017

Clear lines of accountability are “absolutely essential” to avoid major IT failures in the future, a Holyrood Committee has warned today.

‘What has been delivered by £8bn spend?’ asks Health and Sport Committee

13.11.2017

In a report intended to influence the Scottish Government’s health and sport budget, the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee are critical about lack of progress by Integration Authorities (IAs).

Presiding Officer visits Inverness

10.11.2017

Holyrood’s Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, will visit Inverness on Friday 10 November to meet with a range of people and hear their thoughts about the future of the Parliament.

SPPA Committee to launch inquiry into MSP Code of Conduct

09.11.2017

The Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee is to launch an inquiry into the MSP Code of Conduct in relation to the protection of individuals from harassment.

Will Glasgow City Region Deals improve lives and benefit locals, asks Committee

06.11.2017

Local businesses and community members from Paisley and surrounding areas will share their opinions of Glasgow City Region Deal with a Holyrood Committee today.