The teaching of foreign language learning in Scottish primary schools will be the focus for a conference taking place at the Scottish Parliament in May.
The systems designed to help Scotland’s most vulnerable children need to work better together in order to help the very people they are trying to protect according to a report issued today (28 March).
A strategy to ensure all prisoners in Scotland are offered equal access to purposeful activities such as work, education and rehabilitation programmes, has been urged by the Justice Committee in its report published today.
The Finance Committee has registered its support for the general principles of the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Scotland) Bill in a report published today.
Annie Lennox OBE, Special Envoy to CPA Scotland Branch will today visit the Scottish Parliament as part of the recent David Livingstone bicentenary events within Scotland and the Scottish Parliament.
Ministerial leadership and a national public awareness campaign to deter discrimination against Gypsy/Travellers have been demanded by the Equal Opportunities Committee in its report published today.
A lack of focus on the role of local authorities in tackling climate change has been highlighted in a report published today (22 March) by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee.
A step change is required in societal behaviour if Scotland is to meet ambitious climate change targets relating to housing and transport, according to a report by the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.
The Scottish Government needs to improve on proposals and policies in order to secure delivery of the step-change required for Scotland to meet its climate change targets, according to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee.
The Scottish Government’s draft second report on proposals and policies (RPP2) sets out the necessary framework for tackling climate change but lacks clarity in a number of areas, finds the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.
The Scottish Parliament committee charged with scrutinising the legislation to hold an independence referendum has issued a call for evidence on the Bill.
The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee has, by majority, supported the general principles of the Post-16 Education (Scotland) Bill but has some concerns about the proposed legislation.
The implications for Scotland of the Royal Charter on the Self-Regulation of the Press are to be considered by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee
Educating the next generation and engaging communities across Scotland about the importance of our wildlife, nature and environment are critically important if we are to halt biodiversity loss.
Her Excellency Joyce Banda, the President of the Republic of Malawi, will make her first state visit to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 19 March.
Fort William today hosts two visits by Jamie McGrigor MSP on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee.
The future arrangements for the management and maintenance of the Forth Road Bridge have been endorsed in a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.
As part of the Scottish Parliament’s on-going links with Malawi, Sarah Boyack MSP and former Presiding Officer, Rt Hon Alex Fergusson MSP, will undertake a five day programme to Malawi, departing Today (15 March).
The Scottish Parliament will soon be on its way to the Western Isles. On Friday 15 March the Presiding Officer, Tricia Marwick, will make her first ever visit to the area as part of the “Parliament Day” programme of events.
The Scottish Parliament committee charged with scrutinising the legislation to hold a referendum has issued a call for evidence on the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill.
How people are travelling in their communities outside of commercial public transport systems is to be the focus for a Scottish Parliament Committee inquiry.
The people of the Western Isles and the issues which matter to them the most are to be at the heart of the ‘Parliament Day’ taking place on Friday 15 March 2013.
Measures aimed at protecting the most vulnerable members of society are to be explored in an inquiry launched today by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee.
The Influence of Women is the focus of this year’s International Women’s Day to be celebrated at the Scottish Parliament this Saturday.
Deputy Presiding Officer John Scott MSP will lead a delegation of MSPs this week as they attend the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) in Donegal, Republic of Ireland.