First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 20th February 2020.

This year's Scottish Budget was presented to the Parliament by Kate Forbes MSP, Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy  on Thursday 6 February 2020.

Join Allan Campbell and Ross Burnside from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre, SPICe, as they provide an impartial and factual viewpoint about what the Scottish Government has proposed.

Among the topics discussed are the reasons why this year's process is a little different, some of the key terms used in the budget and the changes to tax and expenditure.

Learn more by visiting SPICe's blog.

A new Bill at the Scottish Parliament proposes tougher regulations around the care of animals, including increased sentences for wildlife crime and more protections for service animals including service dogs.

Join Gillian Martin MSP, the convener of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee as she discusses the Committee’s report into The Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill.

You can find out more about the report on the Committee's web page.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 6th February 2020.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 30th January 2020.

As part of the Parliament's Oral History project, the Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh MSP, spoke about his career and the past 20 years at Holyrood.

 

You can listen to more interviews from the Oral History project at http://bit.ly/2U2dNtM

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 16th January 2020.

 

Talking points include: Offshore wind investment, Shipbuilding in Port Glasgow, the Climate Emergency, Coronavirus, toxicology services at Glasgow University, rising air pollution levels in Scottish cities

January 21, 2020

Women in science

Recorded as part of the Festival of Politics in partnership with the Royal Society of Edinburgh, this panel looks at the issue of gender inequality in STEM across public, private and education sectors.

 

Chaired by Deputy Presiding Officer Christine Grahame MSP, this panel includes:

  • Professor Niamh Nic Daéid FRSC FRSE, Professor of Forensic Science and Director of Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee
  • Professor Joanna Wardlaw FRSE, Chair of Applied Neuroimaging & Head of Neuroimaging Sciences and Edinburgh Imaging
  • Professor Raffaella Ocone OBE FREng FRSE, Professor of Chemical Engineering at Heriot-Watt University

 

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 16th January 2020.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 9th January 2020.

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