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Role of key public bodies to be examined, 02/07/15 [S]
The outcomes delivered by Scotland’s main educational and cultural bodies are to be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee.

MSPs launch inquiry into palliative and end of life care, 02/07/15 [S]
An inquiry into the quality and availability of palliative care has been launched by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee.

Games legacy goes on, 01/07/15 [S]
A dozen community groups are to benefit from more than £250,000 to help encourage physical activity in communities across Scotland.

Domestic abuse protection goes national, 01/07/15 [S]
Women and men across Scotland who suspect their partner has an abusive background may now have that information disclosed to them, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

Devolution of Welfare Powers to be Examined, 01/07/15 [S]
The Welfare Reform Committee has today issued a call for views on how proposed new powers over welfare should be used to deliver a better system of social security in Scotland.

What next for Human Rights?, 25/06/15 [S]
The UK Government should call a halt in its attempts to repeal the Human Rights Act and introduce a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice Alex Neil has demanded.

210,000 children in relative poverty, 25/06/15 [S]
New figures which reveal 210,000 children are living in relative poverty in Scotland after housing costs have been paid, have been condemned as ‘unacceptable’ by Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil.

£2.7 million for pre-school learning, 25/06/15 [S]
Funding of £2.7 million for pre-school programmes to improve literacy in children was announced today by Education Secretary Angela Constance.

New licensing laws passed, 25/06/15 [S]
A Bill to tighten access to air weapons in Scotland and other measures to improve public safety has been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

Rallying call on new powers for Scotland, 24/06/15 [S]
Charities and groups that work with people who receive benefits will play a crucial role in developing Scotland’s new social security powers, Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil will say today.