Highland MSP Kate Forbes hopes to encourage greater support for families with Down's Syndrome.
MSPs will order the public standards watchdog to investigate shamed former Holyrood minister Mark McDonald.
The Scottish Government’s emergency Brexit legislation has passed its second stage at Holyrood after 11 hours of scrutiny.
Mark McDonald affirmed that he was not a “criminal” yesterday as he made his return to Holyrood amid a storm of controversy over harassment allegations.
MSPs have asked the Scottish Government to look at creating a national agency in Scotland to operate the Erasmus+ EU youth exchange and training programme after Brexit.
A former Holyrood minister has denied claims that he waited outside the Scottish Parliament for a female parliamentary worker.
MSPs are to examine how to tackle the “relentless decline” of banks in Scotland as more than a third have closed since 2010.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she is “shocked and saddened” after an anonymous survey revealed a fifth of Holyrood staff have experienced sexual harassment or sexist behaviour.
Scotland’s Justice Secretary said he would “encourage” the armed forces to formally pardon men convicted of discriminatory historic sexual offences and disregard these convictions.
Scotland is “leading the way” in protecting music venues from planning disputes which threaten them with closure, MSPs have heard.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has said bringing in a minimum unit price for alcohol in Scotland is not predicted to lead to trips south of the border to stock up on cheap drink.
A repeal of controversial legislation to tackle sectarianism at football has moved a step closer following consideration by a Holyrood committee.
A repeal of controversial legislation to tackle sectarianism at football is expected to move a step forward later.
Nicola Sturgeon has said her government’s plans to almost double free childcare by 2020 are “on track” in the face of opposition concerns about funding, staff and timing.
Education Secretary John Swinney has been asked to detail meetings between government officials and witnesses to a Holyrood committee regarding named person legislation.
University access criteria needs to be made clearer to applicants to boost numbers of students from deprived areas, Scotland’s Commissioner for Fair Access has said.
Demands for reform were made yesterday after it emerged that disgraced Aberdeen MSP Mark McDonald was in line for a “golden goodbye” payment of more than £7,000.
MSPs have accused the UK Government of treating the Scottish Parliament with “contempt” over arrangements to view Brexit analysis.
A campaigner has warned the Scottish Government must make clear the difference between a pardon for gay men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences and having the conviction legally disregarded.
A planned law aimed at strengthening and protecting island communities across Scotland will face a preliminary vote at Holyrood on Thursday.
An MSP has warned Scotland risks becoming the “ashtray of Europe” unless new incinerators are banned.
Schemes to tackle nuisance calls are “not working”, an MSP has told regulators.
A north-east MSP could face an investigation amid claims he breached Holyrood rules by offering a tour of the parliament to bidders at a Tory fundraising auction.
The Scottish Parliament has banned plastic straws to help protect the environment.
MSPs have passed a law to ensure women make up at least half the board members for all public authorities.
Michael Matheson is being urged to consider his position after a Holyrood committee was told he described Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s planned return to work as a “bad decision”.
Scotland’s First Minister has been accused of lying in a television debate over a decision to close a children’s hospital ward.
A Bill to repeal a controversial law aimed at tackling sectarian behaviour at football is expected to be backed at Holyrood.
The Economy Secretary has said he cannot give a definitive date for the opening of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) until issues relating to the collapse of contractor Carillion are “bottomed out”.
MSPs are to grill senior policing figures amid continued controversy surrounding the status of Chief Constable Phil Gormley.
A Labour MSP is launching a consultation on his plan for a new law to protect shop and bar workers from violence.
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has called for a national government-led campaign to tackle sexual harassment in workplaces across the country.