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  • Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill: Financial Memorandum

    About the Bill The Bill as introduced aims to improve opportunities for disabled children and young people as they grow up. This Bill considers children to be under 18 and young people to be between 18 and 26. Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP introduced the Bill because she thinks disabled... More
    Closes 14 October 2022
  • The impact of human rights budgeting

    The Scottish Government is expected to publish its Budget 2023-24 in December 2022. In advance of this, our Committee is undertaking pre-budget scrutiny to influence the Scottish Government’s thinking when preparing this budget. The Committee is interested in how the Scottish Government... More
    Closes 9 September 2022
  • Road to recovery: impact of the pandemic on the Scottish labour market

    This inquiry will consider the impact of COVID-19 on labour market inactivity and the prospects for recovery in the short, medium and long-term. We are specifically focused on the long-term sick component of economically inactive people, as well as people who have chosen early retirement. A... More
    Closes 9 September 2022
  • COVID-19 Recovery Committee - Pre-Budget scrutiny

    The Scottish Government is expected to publish its Budget 2023-24 in December 2022. In advance of this, the COVID-19 Recovery Committee is undertaking pre-budget scrutiny with the aim of influencing the Scottish Government’s thinking when preparing its forthcoming budget. The Committee is... More
    Closes 9 September 2022
  • Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill

    The Scottish Government is proposing a new law on how bail and custody are used in Scotland. The proposals would affect decisions made by the criminal courts and arrangements for people held in prisons and young offenders’ institutions. The proposals do not seek to change the laws relating... More
    Closes 8 September 2022
  • Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill: Financial Memorandum

    About the Bill The Bill makes changes to the law in two main areas: decisions about granting bail to people accused of a crime arrangements for the release of some prisoners and the support that is provided to those who leave prison. Current status of the Bill  ... More
    Closes 8 September 2022
  • Moveable Transactions Bill - Consultation

    Share your views on the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill with the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee. The Scottish Government introduced the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill on 25 May 2022. The Bill aims to change the law to make it easier for businesses and individuals... More
    Closes 6 September 2022
  • National Care Service (Scotland) Bill (Detailed)

    This page provides information about submitting a detailed response to the Committee about the National Care Service (Scotland) Bill If you would like to make brief and general comments about the Bill, or ask a question about the Bill, join in the conversation on our engagement website. ... More
    Closes 2 September 2022
  • National Care Service (Scotland) Bill

    National Care Service (Scotland) Bill The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee, and other Committees in the Scottish Parliament, are looking into the National Care Service Bill. The Scottish Government describes the purpose of the Bill as being to improve the... More
    Closes 2 September 2022
  • Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: Financial Memorandum

    About the Bill “Moveable” property means property which can be physically moved (for example, cars, machinery and whisky barrels). It can, however, also mean intellectual property like patents and copyrights. The Bill reforms two elements of the law on moveable property: ... More
    Closes 1 September 2022
  • A Modern and Sustainable Ferry Service for Scotland - A major inquiry into current and future ferry provision in Scotland

    The Committee received a public petition saying the unreliability of ferries has resulted in losses to island economies relying on tourism and in travel restrictions for island residents, who need reliable and regular services. The Committee noted there were issues with island connections... More
    Closes 26 August 2022
  • Health, Social Care and Sport Committee Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-24

    The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee is undertaking pre-budget scrutiny for 2023-24. In recent years, in line with the recommendations of the Budget Process Review Group (BPRG) report, Scottish Parliament subject committees have undertaken prebudget scrutiny, in advance of the... More
    Closes 24 August 2022
  • Budget scrutiny 2023-24: Funding for culture

    Ahead of next year’s Scottish Government Budget (Budget 2023-24), the Committee wants to hear your views on the impact of budgetary decisions including the Resource Spending Review on the culture sector in Scotland More
    Closes 19 August 2022
  • Scotland's public finances in 2023-24: the impact of the cost of living and public service reform

    Pre-Budget Scrutiny - Aims The Committee would like to hear your thoughts on this topic as part of its pre-budget scrutiny. Pre-budget scrutiny aims to: influence how the Budget is prepared improve transparency and increase public awareness of the Budget consider how... More
    Closes 19 August 2022
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