Tag archive for ‘Holyrood’
By admin On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Nicola Sturgeon announces candidacy for leadership

As the membership of the SNP rises to 60,000 Nicola Sturgeon MSP made a speech today confirming her candidacy for the leadership of the party and thus to be the next First Minister. This is the text of the speech: I More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Subtitles on Scottish Parliament YouTube videos to make FMQs more accessible

New subtitling service makes FMQs more accessible A new service aimed at making First Minister’s Questions (FMQs) more accessible is now available on the Scottish Parliament’s You Tube channel.  From today, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Report suggests high confidence in police

A report on the work of police forces across Scotland before they joined together to form Police Scotland suggests that confidence and satisfaction in police is high, detection rates are up and crime continued to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Scottish Energy Secretary warns about threat to renewables

Minister raises grave concerns in letter to Ed Davey. Scotland’s Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has warned that the UK Government’s Electricity Market Reform proposals could undermine Scotland’s renewables More...

By admin On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Scotland will vote in referendum in September 2014

The First Minister has named the date for the Independence referendum next year. It will be 18 September 2014.  More...

By Louise Wilson On Monday, October 22nd, 2012

SNP Conference Condemns ‘Shambolic’ Remploy Worker Treatment

In response to the previous day’s ‘A Future That Works’ protest by the STUC, the SNP Conference in Perth called Westminster treatment of former Remploy workers, who led the protest, ‘shambolic’. Remploy More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Holyrood to examine The Scotland Bill

The Scottish Government has moved quickly to enable scrutiny of the Scotland Bill by the Scottish Parliament. In a Ministerial Statement to the Scottish Parliament, External Affairs Minister Fiona Hyslop announced More...