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Parliament cafés to introduce 25p takeaway cup charge

22.10.2019

The Scottish Parliament is set to introduce a 25p takeaway cup charge in its own cafes from Monday 4 November. The move is intended to reduce waste and reduce the Holyrood building’s carbon footprint.

Presiding Officer to visit Swedish Parliament

21.10.2019

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer will lead a delegation of MSPs visiting the Swedish Parliament this week as part of an ongoing commitment to parliamentary reform and learning from other legislatures.

MSPs call for commitment to climate change in 2020/2021 Budget

14.10.2019

Assurances are needed to make sure that the Scottish Government focuses spend on low carbon projects. This is according to a new report published today by Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee.

MSPs seek views on animal welfare and wildlife protection laws

10.10.2019

MSPs seek views on animal welfare and wildlife protection laws

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee seeks views on proposed Islands Plan

10.10.2019

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee seeks views on proposed Islands Plan

Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics to mark World Mental Health Day with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

10.10.2019

World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October will be marked at the opening of the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics in a special session with TV’s Dr Rangan Chatterjee.

Expectation versus reality: Holyrood’s original steering group deliver their assessment of the Scottish Parliament at twenty

08.10.2019

Expectation versus reality: Holyrood’s original steering group deliver their assessment of the Scottish Parliament at twenty

MSPs back Bill which would see major reform of business rates

04.10.2019

Holyrood’s Local Government and Communities Committee has given its backing to a Bill which proposes the first major reform of business rates in Scotland for decades.

Greater clarity on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund is needed says Holyrood’s Finance & Constitution Committee

04.10.2019

Greater clarity is required on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) that is set to replace EU Structural Funds from 2021 says Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee.

MSPs to question police use of facial recognition technology

04.10.2019

Holyrood’s Justice Sub-Committee on Policing has launched a new inquiry into the use of facial recognition technology.

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