September

Parliament welcomes Lithuanian Ambassador

30.09.2013

This Thursday, the Scottish Parliament welcomes the Ambassador of Lithuania, Her Excellency Ms Asta Skaisgiryte Liauskiene to Holyrood.

Health and Sport Committee to visit West Lothian

30.09.2013

The Health and Sport Committee will today visit West Lothian to inform their scrutiny of legislation that integrates health and social care in Scotland.

Holyrood committee to conduct lobbying inquiry

30.09.2013

A Holyrood committee is to conduct an inquiry into lobbying to determine whether there is a problem in Scotland, either “actual or perceived”.

Benson’s Warhol photographs to join exhibition at the Scottish Parliament

28.09.2013

Internationally acclaimed Scottish photographer Harry Benson CBE will loan two of his photos of Andy Warhol to the Scottish Parliament.

New RBS Chief Executive to address Business in Parliament conference

23.09.2013

The new Chief Executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Ross McEwan, will make one of his first public speeches when he addresses delegates at the Business in Parliament conference in November.

Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to visit Inverness

23.09.2013

MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee will visit NHS Highland in Inverness on Monday 23 September to see how they are delivering integrated adult health and social care to people across the Highland Council region.

Clearer vision needed to support vulnerable children

23.09.2013

A shared vision of what success would look like for children in care must be established, and resources and processes should be built around that vision.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland to return to the Scottish Parliament in 2014

23.09.2013

The Great Tapestry of Scotland is to return to Holyrood next year for a second time following its hugely popular first ever public showing at the Scottish Parliament. It will be exhibited for three months between July and September.

Holyrood offers public ballot to attend awards celebrating philanthropy

22.09.2013

Members of the public will get the chance to join guests at the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy ceremony being hosted by the Scottish Parliament in the Debating Chamber on Thursday, 17 October.

Parliament Day arrives in Arbroath

20.09.2013

The next Scottish Parliament Day will be held in Arbroath on Monday 4 November 2013.

Members’ expenses information published

17.09.2013

Latest details of all MSPs parliamentary expenses are published on the web today.

Warhol expert goes to Holyrood

15.09.2013

FREE event part of a week-long celebration of Andrew Carnegie’s International Legacy

Global experts gather in Edinburgh to debate the most challenging issues of our time

13.09.2013

FREE events part of a week-long celebration of the Andrew Carnegie Legacy

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy Committee to visit Irvine

13.09.2013

The Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee will swap the Scottish Parliament for the Volunteer Rooms as MSPs relocate to Irvine for the day on 30 September.

Landfill Tax Bill welcomed by Finance Committee

12.09.2013

The Finance Committee supports the general principles of the Landfill Tax (Scotland) Bill in its stage 1 report published today.

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee call for views on the draft budget 2014-15

12.09.2013

The Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee (RACCE) is inviting views on the rural affairs and environment section of the Scottish Government’s draft budget 2014-15.

Presiding Officer sets date for Dunfermline by-election

11.09.2013

The Dunfermline by-election will be held on Thursday 24 October, it has been announced.

Deputy Presiding Officer to host ‘Research, innovation and skills: 100 years of food and drink in Scotland’ event

11.09.2013

The Deputy Presiding Officer, John Scott MSP will host an event this evening in the Scottish Parliament to mark the joint centenary of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation and the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health.

Community transport providers from across Scotland to gather at Holyrood

11.09.2013

Community transport providers from across Scotland will gather at Holyrood next week (Wednesday 18 September) to discuss the future of the sector with MSPs on the Parliament’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.

Proposed amendment to Scottish Parliament salary scheme

05.09.2013

Text of letter from Presiding Officer to MSPs on the powers available to the Parliament with regard to all MSPs who are unable to fulfil the full range of their parliamentary duties as a result of being imprisoned.

One of the world’s longest tapestries is unveiled at the Scottish Parliament

03.09.2013

One of Scotland’s most ambitious community arts projects, which tells Scotland’s colourful story from pre-history to modern times has been unveiled for the first time at the Scottish Parliament