January

Education and Culture Committee visits National Library

31.01.2012

Members of the Education and Culture Committee visited the National Library of Scotland today as part of their scrutiny of the National Library of Scotland Bill.

New Scottish Information Commissioner to be approved by Parliament

31.01.2012

The Scottish Parliament will tomorrow be asked to approve the nomination of Rosemary Agnew as the new Scottish Information Commissioner.

Will Hutton appears before Finance Committee

22.01.2012

Leading economist and commentator Will Hutton will give evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee on Wednesday 25 January at 10am to talk about his report, ‘Review of Fair Pay in the public sector’.

Renewable energy targets to be focus of committee inquiry

20.01.2012

The achievability of the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets is to be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee, which announced a call for evidence today.

Thousands flock to Parliament’s design exhibition

15.01.2012

More than 22,000 people have visited the Scottish Parliament’s ‘Design and Democracy’ exhibition since it opened in December.

Scottish Parliament to exhibit medieval William Wallace letter

12.01.2012

A 700-year-old letter believed to have been in the possession of William Wallace, will go on display alongside the famous Lübeck letter in Scotland this August.

Presiding Officer welcomes the Danish Ambassador

11.01.2012

The Danish Ambassador to the UK, Ms Anne Hedensted Steffensen, today visited Holyrood. As part of her visit, she met with the Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP.