The Scottish Parliament “has to continue to operate” during the coronavirus pandemic, Scotland’s Constitution Secretary has said.
A north-east MSP has been appointed deputy presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak.
An Aberdeen MSP has spoken out about the effect of the Covid-19 lockdown on people with autism.
The Scottish Government has announced it supports the creation of an emergency Scottish Parliament committee to oversee the response to the coronavirus outbreak.
An emergency Scottish Parliament committee should be created to oversee the response to the coronavirus outbreak, an MSP has said.
MSPs are expected to pass emergency legislation to tackle coronavirus in a rare one-day sitting on Wednesday.
The Scottish Government has published legislation aimed at tackling Covid-19.
The number of coronavirus deaths in Scotland has increased by 13, the First Minister has announced.
Cross-party consensus in the Scottish Parliament has been “essential” in creating planned new emergency legislation to help the country deal with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Mike Russell.
The convener of Holyrood’s Health and Sport Committee has requested the extension of the stage one deadline for a Bill concerning the forensic medical examination of the victims of sexual crimes.
A committee set up to investigate the Scottish Government’s handling of misconduct allegations against former first minister Alex Salmond will not meet until after Easter.
Campsites and caravan and holiday parks are to close to visitors in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Police will have the power to arrest people flouting the Government’s coronavirus guidance and force them into isolation, Scotland’s Justice Secretary has announced.
Nicola Sturgeon tells Scottish businesses: ‘If you aren’t helping coronavirus fight, send workers home’
Nicola Sturgeon has told employers who have remained open following the coronavirus-enforced lockdown of Scotland to send workers home unless they are key to "economic resilience" or aiding the fight against the pandemic.
Business at the Scottish Parliament is to be cut back following advice to stay indoors amid the coronavirus outbreak.
SNP MSP John Mason has been criticised by the Health Secretary for announcing he will continue to hold face-to-face constituency surgeries despite coronavirus worries.
Scotland’s former finance secretary Derek Mackay will not be charged over messages sent to a teenage boy that led to his resignation.
It is time for banks to repay society by supporting the country’s efforts to tackle coronavirus, Scotland’s Economy Secretary has said.
Access to female doctors and delays for forensic examinations are the two key issues for victims of rape and sexual assault, MSPs have heard.
The Scottish Parliament has announced it will suspend public engagements due to the “extremely challenging circumstances” caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish parliament should be shut to the public due to coronavirus to “substantially cut the risk to elected members” and keep it open longer, Scottish Labour has said.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has long been eyed as a rising star within the SNP.
Tougher penalties for animal cruelty offences and the introduction of emergency re-homing of pets will be debated by the Scottish Parliament on Thursday.
The shared use of a key venue during the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow has been blocked by the UK Government, MSPs have been told.
Michael Gove has suggested the Scottish Government “should focus on delivery of its significant domestic responsibilities” after a request to retest the question used in the 2014 independence referendum.
MSPs Ruth Davidson and Aileen Campbell have called on the Scottish Parliament to be more family-friendly to keep parents in politics as they prepare to step down next year.
An SNP majority victory in next year’s Holyrood election should be seen as a mandate for independence if Boris Johnson continues to block a second referendum, one of the party’s MPs has said.
The transport departments of Scotland and Northern Ireland have called for commitments from the UK Government, including that it does not “encroach” on devolved powers by building a link between the two countries.
An SNP MP has announced plans to table a motion at the party’s spring conference in support of an “alternative” path to independence.