Tag: Scottish Parliament

Climate Change Scotland Bill

The Climate Change (Scotland) Bill passed stage 3 in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 24th June 2009. A Bill to set a target for the year 2050, an interim target for the year 2030, and to provide for annual targets, for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; to provide about the giving of advice to

Flood Risk Bill Stage 3 Debate

The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill Stage 3 debate occurs this afternoon in the Scottish Parliament. A briefing document has been prepared by the Scottish Parliament. You can watch the debate live on Holyrood TV. Not long now for it to get through final approvals and gain Royal Accent. Technorati Tags: Flood Risk Management (Scotland)

Scottish Parliament Catch-Up

Time to catch-up on the goings on at Holyrood in the name of flood management. In light of the cabinet reshuffle, where Roseanna Cunningham was promoted to be Minister of the Environment, the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee appointed Maureen Watt MSP as their new convenor at their 25th February meeting. Video of this appointment

Flood Bill to be Strengthened

The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 debate occurred yesterday in the Scottish Parliament with all party support. A video of the debate is available on the Scottish Parliament website, but be warned it last for about two hours! Likewise, a transcript of the debate is available from TheyWorkForYou.com. The debate was opened by