Holyrood Committee visits Aberdeen to discuss Scotland’s budget and the impact of Brexit on the north east


Businesses, the third sector, and other organisations are to meet with MSPs in Aberdeen next month to discuss Scotland’s budget and the impact of Brexit on jobs and finances in the north east, it has been announced.

MSPs back changing compensation claims in Scotland


MSPs on Holyrood’s Justice Committee have unanimously backed the proposed law which changes the costs for people bringing a civil claim to court in Scotland.

Challenges of future EU negotiations highlighted in report for the Parliament’s European Committee


The complexity of the next phase of the Article 50 withdrawal negotiations and the subsequent negotiations on the UK’s future relationship with the EU are set out in research published by a Scottish Parliament committee.

Will changes to planning in Scotland improve the system? Asks Holyrood Committee


Will proposed changes to the planning system in Scotland give communities a greater say on their places? And will this protect the built and natural environment in Scotland?

Call for written views into the potential impact of Brexit on health


A Scottish Parliament Committee has issued a call for views on the potential impact leaving the European Union could have on health and social care in Scotland.

Changes needed to ensure parliamentary scrutiny of social security provisions


Changes are needed to ensure that the Scottish Parliament can scrutinise the detail of how Scotland’s new social security system will operate. This is according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee.

‘Mainstream Human Rights in future budgets’ urges Equalities and Human Rights Committee


Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee has published its findings into the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget.

Gypsy/Travellers celebrated for World Human Rights Day


Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee is marking Human Rights Day 2017 by focussing on Gypsy/Traveller communities in Scotland.

Standards Committee calls for views on its sexual harassment investigation inquiry


Holyrood’s Standards Committee has issued a call for views on its inquiry into sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct.