October

Calling all Scottish businesses – last chance to sign up for Business in the Parliament conference

31.10.2014

Businesses from across Scotland are being urged to take this last opportunity to sign up for the Scottish Parliament’s annual business conference.

Elected Committee Conveners would strengthen Scottish Parliament scrutiny, says Presiding Officer

31.10.2014

Elected Committee Conveners would strengthen the Scottish Parliament and its scrutiny of the Scottish Government, says Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick.

A strong voice for Scotland’s older people

30.10.2014

Giving a strong voice to Scotland’s older people will be the focus on Friday (31 October) as the Scottish Older People’s Assembly takes place at the Scottish Parliament.

Devolution of Welfare Reform evidence session scheduled

30.10.2014

What power the Scottish Parliament should have over welfare will be the focus of a meeting of the Welfare Reform Committee in November.

Parliament to hear police evidence on wildlife crime

28.10.2014

Wildlife crime will once again enter the spotlight as the Crown Office and senior police officers give evidence in public to the Scottish Parliament on 29th October 2014.

Spotlight on Perth for the Scottish Parliament’s Economy Committee

20.10.2014

MSPs on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee will swap the Scottish Parliament for the Salutation Hotel as MSPs relocate to Perth for the day on Monday 3 November.

Virgin Money Chief Executive to address Business in the Parliament conference, Holyrood

17.10.2014

The Chief Executive of Virgin Money, Jayne-Anne Gadhia, is to address MSPs and senior business representatives at the Business in the Parliament conference at Holyrood in November.

Community Power in Dumfries and Galloway

17.10.2014

How best to involve communities and allow them to influence decisions will be the focus when the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee visits Dumfries later this month.

Effectiveness of homelessness legislation tackled by the Infrastructure Committee

10.10.2014

The impact of legislation that guarantees accommodation for people assessed as unintentionally homeless has been the focus of an inquiry by the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.

Publication of 2013/14 Members' expenses information

09.10.2014

Publication of 2013/14 Members expenses information

Further financial devolution – what are the options?

08.10.2014

The options for the further devolution of financial powers to Scotland are to be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee in a new inquiry launched today (Thursday 9 October).

Soldiers past and present are remembered in the Scottish Parliament

07.10.2014

Two powerful and symbolic art installations by Simon Burns-Cox and Alison Kinnaird reflecting the impact of war have gone on display at the Scottish Parliament.

Italian Ambassador to address MSPs on European priorities

06.10.2014

The priorities of Italy as it holds the six-monthly presidency of the Council of the European Union will be outlined on Thursday 9 October by the Ambassador of Italy to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, Pasquale Terracciano