March

Scottish Parliament to host International Culture Summit

24.03.2016

The Scottish Parliament is to once again host an International Culture Summit, bringing together delegations from across the globe to examine and debate how culture can encourage international dialogue.

Her Majesty The Queen to address new session

23.03.2016

Her Majesty The Queen is to address the new session of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 2nd July, it has been announced.

World Press Photo to return to Holyrood

20.03.2016

A free exhibition featuring the best examples of photojournalism from across the globe is to go on display at the Scottish Parliament this summer.

Focus on the positives of EU membership says Holyrood committee

19.03.2016

A report published today by a Scottish Parliament committee on the EU referendum has concluded that its members are “convinced that there is a positive case to be made for EU membership in Scotland”.

Wholesale review of family law legislation may be needed

17.03.2016

A wholesale review of how family law in Scotland operates may be required, says a report published today by the Parliament’s Justice Committee.

President of Ghana to visit the Scottish Parliament

14.03.2016

His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, the President of the Republic of Ghana, is to visit the Scottish Parliament, it has been announced.

Forth Road Bridge defect “could not have been foreseen”

11.03.2016

A Scottish Parliament inquiry has concluded that the structural defects that led to the closure of the Forth Road Bridge last December could not have been foreseen.

Holyrood should give its legislative consent to the Scotland Bill, says Devolution Committee

11.03.2016

The Scottish Parliament should, next week, give its legislative consent to Westminster passing the Scotland Bill - the key recommendation to all MSPs in a parliamentary report published today.

A Holyrood stitch-up – the people’s contribution to great tapestry project celebrated

09.03.2016

A new panel of the Great Tapestry of Scotland which celebrates the Parliament’s enduring connection to one of Scotland’s most ambitious arts projects has been unveiled at Holyrood.

Arm’s length but not hands off - More control needed of arm’s length organisations

09.03.2016

Bodies set up by local authorities to deliver public services need firmer governance according to a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee.