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Holyrood Committee to investigate why millions of pounds of benefits remain unclaimed

09.09.2019

Holyrood Committee to investigate why millions of pounds of benefits remain unclaimed

Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics programme unveiled

04.09.2019

Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics programme unveiled

Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee on fact-finding visit to the Borders

30.08.2019

Ahead of the new Parliamentary year, MSPs from the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee are spending a day with police officers, legal professionals and others working in the wider justice system in the Scottish Borders.

Holyrood’s original steering group members asked: has the Scottish Parliament lived up to its founding principles?

27.08.2019

Holyrood’s original steering group members asked: has the Scottish Parliament lived up to its founding principles?

Scottish Parliament welcomes 5 million visitors

16.08.2019

The Scottish Parliament has today welcomed five million visitors since it opened at Holyrood in 2004. The significant milestone comes during the year of its 20th anniversary celebrations.

Holyrood Committee questions Government on move to allow prisoners to vote in by-election

08.08.2019

A Holyrood Committee is seeking answers after it was not given advance notice of the Scottish Government’s intention to allow prisoners in Shetland the right to vote in an upcoming by-election.

The world’s most powerful images go on display at the Scottish Parliament

31.07.2019

The World Press Photo exhibition, showcasing some of the most powerful images from around the globe, has gone on display at the Scottish Parliament .

Women in Shetland, Aberdeenshire, Western Isles and Argyll and Bute encouraged to become involved in politics

30.07.2019

Women in Shetland, Aberdeenshire, Western Isles and Argyll and Bute encouraged to become involved in politics

Current Dog Control Law not fit for purpose say MSPs

18.07.2019

MSPs on the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee have today said that current dog control legislation isn’t fit for purpose and called on the Scottish Government to undertake a comprehensive review of all dog control laws immediately.

New app to help disabled visitors access the Parliament is launched at Holyrood

15.07.2019

New app to help disabled visitors access the Parliament is launched at Holyrood

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