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Increase in police capital spending needed, say MSPs

22.11.2019

A new report from MSPs on the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing looking at police capital spending has concluded that an above inflation increase is vital to allow officers to operate efficiently.

Holyrood Committee welcomes Scottish Government commitment to introduce primary legislation for constitutional referendums

20.11.2019

A Holyrood Committee has welcomed confirmation from the Scottish Government that it will introduce primary legislation to allow any future referendum on independence to take place.

Systemic change needed to address disadvantage in STEM subjects

19.11.2019

Disadvantages as a result of deprivation, gender and rurality need to be addressed to improve learning experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Rural Economy Committee seeks views on proposed CAP transition Bill

15.11.2019

The Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee has issued a public call for evidence

What makes a strong and vibrant community, asks Holyrood Committee

15.11.2019

A Scottish Parliament Committee is seeking views on how to achieve community wellbeing.

How can the Scottish Government best protect retail workers? Holyrood Committee asks

15.11.2019

A bill aimed to increase retail workers’ protection is to be scrutinised by the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee.

Social Security Committee visit Wester Hailes as they seek to find out why millions of pounds of benefits remain unclaimed

14.11.2019

Social Security Committee visit Wester Hailes as they seek to find out why millions of pounds of benefits remain unclaimed

Committee welcomes extension of electoral franchise

13.11.2019

Foreign nationals resident in Scotland should be able to have a say in how the country is run

Holyrood’s Finance Committee cautions of potential ‘structural issues’ and ‘unintended consequences’ within the Fiscal Framework

12.11.2019

Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee has set out potential structural issues and the risk of ‘unintended consequences’ within the Fiscal Framework – the mechanism method by which partly determines Scotland’s budget.

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