November

Holyrood Committee releases their findings on the impact of salmon farming

27.11.2018

Urgent action needs to be taken to improve the regulation of the Scottish salmon farming industry and to address fish health and environmental challenges, a Holyrood Committee has concluded.

Action needed to deliver Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce targets

27.11.2018

Key targets for the delivery of the flagship Developing the Young Workforce Programme are not being met. This is just one of the findings from a report issued today by Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee.

General principles of health and care staffing legislation supported by MSPs

26.11.2018

The general principles of legislation aiming to ensure health and social care providers are providing adequate numbers of suitably qualified staff and high-quality services have been supported by the Health and Sport Committee.

Parliament exhibition explores Scotland through the lens of photography students

20.11.2018

Artwork from some of Scotland’s most talented amateur photographers has gone on display as part of a new exhibition at the Scottish Parliament.

Standardised assessments: Committee to test the evidence

15.11.2018

What role should standardised assessments play in Scotland’s schools? A new inquiry by Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee will explore

Inspiring young scots to meet with Holyrood’s Presiding Officer

12.11.2018

Changing attitudes to young people, making a difference in the community and improving youth mental health are just some of the projects which Scotland’s inspirational young people are tackling.

South of Scotland enterprise agency to be examined by Holyrood Committee

12.11.2018

A Holyrood Committee is seeking views on the establishment of a new enterprise agency dedicated to the south of Scotland.

Prevention is better than cure, say MSPs

12.11.2018

There is a lack of public health policies designed to prevent illness according to MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee.

Views sought on 20mph roll-out across Scotland

09.11.2018

Plans to reduce the speed limit on most residential and urban streets across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph are being considered by a Holyrood committee.

Young people’s voices placed at the heart of Scottish democracy

09.11.2018

Ensuring the voices of Scotland’s young people continue to be heard is at the core of a closer working relationship between the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Youth Parliament.

Concern expressed over proposed land register

08.11.2018

Much of Scotland’s land will remain outside the proposed Register of Controlled Interests in Land, whose purpose is to make land ownership more transparent, according to a report by the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Holyrood’s Finance & Constitution Committee warns of strong evidence of a demographic risk to the size of Scottish budget

07.11.2018

Holyrood’s Finance & Constitution Committee warns of strong evidence of a demographic risk to the size of Scottish budget

Committee backs raising age of criminal responsibility

07.11.2018

Committee backs raising age of criminal responsibility

Inquiry into mental health support available for young people

07.11.2018

An inquiry into how young people access mental health support in Scotland is being launched by the Public Petitions Committee.

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Parliament exhibition explores Scotland through the lens of photography students

04.11.2018

Artwork from some of Scotland’s most talented amateur photographers is to go on display later this month as part of a new exhibition at the Scottish Parliament.

Names of WW1 fallen to illuminate Scottish Parliament as mark of respect

02.11.2018

The names of all those who died serving on behalf of Scotland in the First World War will be projected onto the Scottish Parliament building on Sunday 11 November 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

MSPs seeking views on proposal to end the physical punishment of children

02.11.2018

Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee is launching a call for views on proposed changes that would remove the defence of ‘reasonable chastisement’ from Scots law.

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