February

Scotland's enterprise agencies must do better

28.02.2011

Much more needs to be done by Scotland’s enterprise agencies to support sustainable economic recovery and tackle the chronic lack of access to finance which is hindering business growth, warns a report published today.

Scottish Government should have kept the Parliament better informed on SVR, says committee

25.02.2011

The Scottish Government should have kept the Parliament better informed about its decisions on the Scottish Variable Rate (SVR), according to a report published today by the Finance Committee.

Committee calls for overarching capital investment strategy

25.02.2011

The Public Audit Committee agrees with the recommendation of the Auditor General for Scotland that an overarching investment strategy that sets out clearly the long-term investment needs and constraints is needed.

Lessons must be learned from The Gathering 2009 event

24.02.2011

The report into the circumstances which led to the liquidation of the Gathering 2009 Ltd with debts of £726,000, was published today by the Public Audit Committee.

Committee says more data needed on outcomes for children in residential care

22.02.2011

More data on the factors affecting the outcomes of looked after children and young people is needed if their long term adult experiences are to be improved, according to a report published today by the Public Audit Committee.

Child poverty at heart of Holyrood debate

04.02.2011

Students from schools and Universities across Scotland will gather at the Parliament on Monday 7 February to compete for the St Andrew’s Day debating prize.

Committee supports Public Records Bill at Stage 1

03.02.2011

Legislation to ensure there could be no repeat of the significant failures in records management in residential schools and children’s homes, has come one step closer with the publication today of a report.