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Inspiring young women to be the best they can be 23/03/15 [S]
Inspiring young women to be the best that they can be is the key focus of a major event being held at Holyrood on Monday 23 March, hosted by the Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP.

Schools should encourage discussions around elections, 11/03/15 [S]
The enthusiasm with which 16 and 17 year olds embraced the opportunity to vote in last year’s referendum should be supported by schools in the run up to other elections, a Scottish Parliamentary Committee has recommended.

Impact of Welfare Reforms on Children's Families Revealed, 02/03/15 [S]
Parents and people with disabilities are being hit hardest by the UK Government’s programme of welfare reform according to new research commissioned by the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee.

"Shocking" rise in food aid provision, 12/02/15 [S]
More than 160 groups and organisations are now providing emergency food aid in Scotland.

Smart Money on Attainment, 09/02/15 [S]
A new Scottish Attainment Challenge has been announced today by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Support for Children, 6/02/15 [S]
A consultation to ensure public services operate in the best interests of children and young people has been launched today.

Investment in Princes Trust, 15/01/15 [S]
John Swinney visited the new Princes Trust headquarters on Bridge Street in Glasgow today to announce over £500,000 of support for the organisation.

Neonatal Care Booklet, 13/01/15 [S]
A new publication designed to support parents during their baby’s time in neonatal care which has been developed for parents, by parents, has been launched today.

School Building Condition Guidance, 13/01/15 [S]
An expert group has been set up by the Scottish Government to improve guidance for assessing and reporting the condition of local authority school buildings.

Homelessness Applications Fall, 13/01/15 [S]
Scottish Local Authorities received around 9,100 applications for homelessness assistance during July to September 2014, 3 per cent lower than in the same period in 2013.