May

Health Committee to visit mental health project in Kirkcaldy

30.05.2014

An innovative project based in Kirkcaldy which provides work experience opportunities in horticulture for people with mental health problems will be visited by members of the Health and Sport Committee of the Scottish Parliament on Monday 2 June.

Committee calls for views on Legal Writings Bill

28.05.2014

A call for views has today (28 May) been issued on the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee.

Public offered rare opportunity to hear from Nandi Mandela at Holyrood

27.05.2014

Public offered rare opportunity to hear from Head of Mandela Foundation Nandi Mandela at Holyrood

Aberdeen the focus of Health and Sport Committee visit

26.05.2014

The implications of creating a new food standards body are to be investigated by the Health and Sport Committee as they undertake a visit to Aberdeen today (Monday 26 May).

Inquiry report published on European Union membership

23.05.2014

The European and External Relations Committee’s inquiry to examine the Scottish Government’s proposals for an independent Scotland’s membership of the European Union

Parenting presumptions challenged

18.05.2014

The marginalisation of fathers in society and presumption that ‘parent’ means mother, has been challenged by the Equal Opportunities Committee in its report on Fathers and Parenting published today.

Examination of an independent Scotland’s place in the world continues

14.05.2014

An independent Scotland’s position in the world will continue to be examined by the European and External Relations Committee on Thursday.

Public Audit Committee Report on Police reform

13.05.2014

The Public Audit Committee Report on Police reform has been published today.

Personal Independence Payments – Committee wants to hear from claimants

13.05.2014

Personal Independence Payments (PIP) are to be the focus of Parliamentary examination following the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee’s launch of its scrutiny into the latest round of changes to the welfare system.

Rural Affairs Committee calls for fairer distribution of Common Agricultural Policy payments

09.05.2014

The allocation of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments to Scotland’s farmers and crofters should be distributed more fairly and additional support is needed for hill farmers according to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee.

Scottish pupils battle it out for Euroquiz 2014 trophy

09.05.2014

If not, then you need to tune in to the Scottish Parliament at 1pm on Monday 12 May to test your European knowledge against the combined brain power of 124 of Scotland’s primary six pupils who will be battling it out as part of this year’s Euroquiz.

Questions raised over key court reforms

09.05.2014

Key aspects of a wide-ranging Bill aimed at reforming the Scottish civil court processes have been questioned by the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee in a report published today (9 May).

Strengthened powers to tackle blue badge abuse welcomed

07.05.2014

Measures aimed at strengthening the ability of local authorities to tackle the abuse of the blue badge disabled parking scheme have today (7 May 2014) been welcomed by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee.

Tougher stance on tax avoidance supported by Finance Committee

02.05.2014

Tougher stance on tax avoidance supported by Finance Committee

An independent Scotland’s place in the world to be examined

01.05.2014

An independent Scotland’s position in the world is to be examined by the European and External Relations Committee.