Committee urges ‘voices rarely heard’ to speak out on Scotland’s economy


Households, workers, the unemployed, and small and large businesses are being called on to share their views as the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee launches its inquiry into the performance of Scotland’s economy since 2007.

Parliamentary links reaffirmed by Holyrood delegation


The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh MSP, is to lead a delegation to Munich on a trip to strengthen parliamentary ties and support economic, cultural and environmental links between Scotland and Bavaria.

Holyrood report: Scottish Government ‘can help close gender pay gap and boost economy by up to £17billion’*


The Scottish Government could use devolved powers to help close the gender pay gap, and boost Scotland’s economy, according to a Holyrood committee report.

Holyrood committee inquiry: ‘Are our economic statistics working?’


The reliability of economic statistics used by the Scottish Government, media and others is set to come under the microscope, as a Holyrood Committee urges businesses and economists to share their views and concerns.

Scotland must do more to decrease harmful emissions across all sectors


Climate change targets across all of Scotland’s sectors should be “equally challenging”, according to a Holyrood report published today.

Holyrood Committee launches gender pay gap inquiry


Could closing the gender pay gap boost the Scottish economy? This will be a key question for the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Fair Work and Jobs Committee as it launches its inquiry into the impact of equal pay.

Holyrood committee: Scottish Government ‘must do more’ for Scottish business in wake of Brexit


A Holyrood Committee is urging the Scottish Government to give better support to Scottish business in ‘selling brand Scotland’ in Europe and across the world.

Views sought on Scottish Government’s draft climate change plan


Four parliamentary committees have launched a joint call for views on the Scottish Government’s plan on how it will meet climate change targets from 2017 to 2032.

Holyrood Committee calls on business and workers to shape Scotland’s Brexit future


A Holyrood Committee is urging Scottish businesses and workers based throughout the country to help shape the economic impact of leaving the European Union, by sharing their views and concerns.