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.

Join our panel to hear as they consider whether public health laws promote healthy living or undermine freedom of choice.

Chaired by Emma Harper MSP, this event also featured

  • Pennie Taylor, freelance health journalist and broadcaster
  • Professor Linda Bauld, Chair of Public Health at the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh
  • Professor John Coggon, Chair in Law at the University of Bristol
  • Dr Iain Kennedy, Representative for the British Medical Association Scotland Council

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 19th December 2019.

David McGill was appointed to the role of Chief Executive of The Scottish Parliament in October. He is only the second person to hold this position in the 20 years since the Parliament opened.

 

In this podcast David talks about his background, and what he thinks are the key challenges for the Parliament in the future.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Wednesday 11th December 2019.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 5th December 2019.

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 signalled that barriers between people and nations could be broken.

Join the panel as they debate the motivations behind wall building.

This panel was chaired by Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Anniversary Chair in Law, Queen Mary University of London, and included:

  • Professor Holger Nehring, Chair in Contemporary European History at the University of Stirling
  • Jason Boxt, US pollster (conducts and analyses opinion polls)
  • Dr Nour Halabi, Lecturer of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds
  • Professor Alison Phipps, Professor of Languages and Intercultural Studies, UNESCO chair in Refugee integration Through Languages and The Arts at the University of Glasgow

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 28th November 2019.

In this podcast, we hear the opportunities and challenges on achieving net-zero carbon emissions in Scotland by 2045.

Chaired by Mark Ruskell MSP, Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, this panel includes:

  • Anne Johnstone, Head of Environment, Energy and Sustainability service for Hollis Global
  • Dr Martin Valenti, Head of Climate Enterprise for Scottish Enterprise
  • Catriona Patterson, 2050 Climate Group
  • Dr Matthew Brander, Senior lecturer in Carbon Accounting at the University of Edinburgh

This session was recorded as par of the Festival of Politics, in partnership with Edinburgh Science Festival.

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