February

Holyrood Committee expresses concern over Business Gateway programme

20.02.2019

The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has expressed concern about the lack of transparency, accountability and alignment of Business Gateway, a local-authority provision that aims to help businesses develop and grow.

Parliament Committee to investigate healthcare environments across Scotland following deaths at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

12.02.2019

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee has today started an inquiry to identify the scale of health problems linked to the healthcare environment in Scotland.

Call for review of how NHS boards are identifying and charging non-UK citizens for treatment

11.02.2019

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is calling for changes to the way in which NHS Boards in Scotland identify those who are not entitled to treatment under the NHS.

Committee calls for changes in census legislation

07.02.2019

A Scottish Parliament Committee has found serious deficiencies in the way consultation was carried out around planned changes to the 2021 census.

Fundamental changes to Universal Credit needed before more claimants are moved over, says Holyrood Committee

06.02.2019

Holyrood’s Social Security Committee has raised deep concerns with Universal Credit in its latest report into in-work poverty.

Social security and its impact on rented housing to be investigated

05.02.2019

Scotland’s Social Security Committee is today launching an inquiry into whether the social security system adequately supports tenants in both the private rented sector and social housing.

Young people urged to set out their future hopes for the Scottish Parliament

02.02.2019

Young people from across Scotland are being asked to send a letter to the Scottish Parliament setting out their hopes and aspirations for the institution over the next 20 years.  

Holyrood Committee backs move to change consent arrangements for organ donation

01.02.2019

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee have expressed their support for a bill which would see Scotland move to an organ donation system with consent to donate presumed unless a person opts out.

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