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MSPs to quiz Cabinet Secretary on Covid-19 care home crisis

03.06.2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is to question the Cabinet Secretary on the impact of coronavirus on Scotland’s care homes.

MSPs call for significant changes to debt solution

21.05.2020

The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has today published a report on protected trust deeds citing that changes are needed to make the debt solution more effective in supporting people who are in debt.

Impact of coronavirus on transport services and the rural economy to be investigated by MSPs

21.05.2020

The impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s transport services and the rural economy is to be investigated by MSPs.

FOI Act requires improvement, says Holyrood’s Public Audit Committee

19.05.2020

In a post-legislative scrutiny report published today, the Holyrood’s Public Audit Committee* says the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act (FOISA) has improved the transparency and accountability of public bodies.

How prepared were we for the Covid-19 pandemic and how can we prepare for any future outbreak, ask Parliament Committee

15.05.2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is to examine the country’s national emergency and resilience planning following the outbreak of COVID-19.

MSPs seeking views on move out of lockdown

07.05.2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Covid-19 Committee, which will be tasked with considering any changes to lockdown legislation, has launched a consultation to gather views about moving out of the current lockdown phase.

Government’s approach to coronavirus testing to be examined by Scottish Parliament Committee

06.05.2020

The Scottish Government’s testing strategy during the coronavirus pandemic is to be investigated by the Health and Sport Committee.

Impact of Covid-19 on care homes to be investigated by Health and Sport Committee

04.05.2020

Impact of Covid-19 on care homes to be investigated by Health and Sport Committee

MSPs seek views on hate crime proposals

04.05.2020

Members of the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee have launched a call for views on the Scottish Government’s plans to update hate crime laws.

Justice Committee stresses new laws on family breakdowns must be properly funded if they are to help children

01.05.2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee is backing Scottish Government plans to change the law on deciding parent-child contact in family breakdown cases.

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