PARLIAMENTARY UPDATES - 22 January 2016

Our most recent newsletter with parliamentary consultations, bills, debates and political news from Holyrood and Westminster. Read the latest SCPO Parliamentary Newsletter here

SCPO Interview with Scottish Labour MSP Anne McTaggart

Anne McTaggart MSP is a Scottish Labour Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow Region. Read the interview with Anne here

SCPO Briefing Papers Email the Public Petitions Committee via the Scottish Parliament website. Photograph © Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Human Trafficking in Scotland and the UK

The Smith Commission Lord Smith of Kelvin

The Smith Commissions - Heads of agreement report

Lord Smith of Kelvin has announced the report of the Smith Commission. The Heads of Agreement on powers to be given to the Scottish Parliament within the UK were drawn up by nominees to the commission from the five political parties currently represented in Holyrood.

Smith Commission website

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Looking forward to 2016 Church leaders with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the climate baton

The SCPO has undergone a number of staff changes recently and is currently doing a review of the resources that it produces.


For 2016 we are planning a timetable of resources - including an up to date briefing on the Scotland Bill, topical guide that can be used at hustings and to organise your own in the lead up to the Scottish Elections 2016, and a briefing on the EU referendum.
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