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Holyrood Committee calls for halt on Mesh Medical Devices

21.08.2018

The Public Petitions Committee has been considering evidence on the issues highlighted by a petition lodged in April 2014 by Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy on behalf of the Scottish Mesh Survivors' 'Hear our Voice' campaign.

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World's best press pictures come to the Scottish Parliament

01.08.2018

A collection of award-winning press photography from around the world has gone on display at the Scottish Parliament.

Flags to fly at half-mast for former Presiding Officer Sir Alex Fergusson

31.07.2018

Flags at the Scottish Parliament will fly at half-mast as a mark of respect for former Presiding Officer Sir Alex Fergusson, it has been announced.

Public tickets announced for international culture summit

23.07.2018

People in Scotland are today being given the opportunity to attend a major international summit being held in the Scottish Parliament on the future of the arts and culture.

Holyrood Committee calls for improvements to biodiversity reporting

18.07.2018

A Holyrood Committee has outlined ways to improve biodiversity activity and reporting, after more than half of Scotland’s public bodies failed to report on their biodiversity efforts.

Poverty proof education: Committee reveals the financial barriers in the Scottish school day

12.07.2018

The costs of the Scottish school day that fall on families to pay have been revealed by a parliamentary committee, as it publishes a report on what can be done to support the education of children and young people who are experiencing poverty.

Feasibility of a publicly owned energy company to be considered by a Holyrood committee

10.07.2018

Views on the feasibility of a not-for-profit, publicly owned energy company are being sought by a Holyrood committee.

Views sought on investment in Clyde and Hebrides ferry services

05.07.2018

Investment in the Clyde and Hebrides ferry services network will be placed under the spotlight by a parliamentary committee.

Justice Committee seeking views on Vulnerable Witnesses Bill

04.07.2018

The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has today launched a call for evidence into the Government’s new Vulnerable Witnesses Bill.

Holyrood Committee to examine Scotland’s spend on the environment

03.07.2018

A Holyrood Committee has today launched a call for views on the future budget allocated to the environment, climate change and land reform in Scotland.

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