An statement on the coronavirus by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, followed by a statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Jeane Freeman MSP.

There follows a range of questions by MSPs answered by all ministers in the Scottish Government.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 5th March 2020.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP answered questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs on Thursday 27th 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.

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 16th January 2020.

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

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

November 19, 2019

Citizens’ Assemblies

How do citizens' assemblies work, and why are they suddenly so popular?

Following the success of the citizens' assembly in Ireland amd around the world, Scotland plans to follow suit with a citizens' assembly in 2020.

Join chair Shelagh Wright, and panellists Dr. Oliver Escobar, Jamie Kelsey-Fry and Dr. Jane Suiter at this session recorded as part of the 2019 Festival of Politics.

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