Five Things Happening in Scotland This Week

It’s the final week of business at the Scottish Parliament before the week-long February recess. Natalie Mauchline looks at some of the issues that might make the Scottish political headlines this week. Brexit and the Malthouse Compromise The Prime Minister’s victory last week may prove to be short-lived as she heads back to Brussels with […]

Five Things Happening in Scotland This Week

Brexit and the Scottish Government’s Budget will dominate the political news this week. Natalie Mauchline has the latest on those stories and some other things happening this week. Meaningful Vote: Take Two On Tuesday, the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement will be voted on again by MPs. Amendments have been tabled from various factions across the […]

Five Things Happening in Scotland This Week

With uncertainty surrounding the Brexit process and the Scottish Government’s Budget, Aidan Reid looks at the week ahead in Scottish politics. Scottish business is the Parliament’s Business The two Scottish Government debates this week take place on Tuesday and Wednesday and both will be of interest to Scottish business. The first is about city-region deals […]

Senedd this week: Assembly pays tribute to Steffan Lewis

AMs will pay tribute to Steffan Lewis from 12:45pm on Tuesday, after the South Wales East AM passed away last week.    Tribute to Steffan Lewis Assembly members will pay tribute to their colleague Steffan Lewis from 12:45pm on Tuesday afternoon ahead of plenary business. Mr Lewis, who served as a regional member for South […]

Five Things Happening in Scotland This Week

Natalie Mauchline takes us through some of the main events happening this week. Parliament’s Week in the Spotlight It is the week we have all been waiting for. Since Theresa May’s decision before Christmas to postpone the meaningful vote on her Brexit deal, the process has stalled but the action is set to recommence this […]

Five Things Happening in Scotland This Week

There is little prospect of a blissful drift into the Christmas break as Brexit continues to dominated the headlines and parliamentary schedules. Natalie Mauchline looks at the week ahead. Brexit Impasse Gridlock continues in Westminster. Theresa May returned from the European Council Summit empty handed, as the EU27 reiterated their unwillingness to renegotiate the Brexit […]

Senedd this week: Remembrance, focus on human rights, and budget scrutiny

Joe Atkinson looks ahead to some of the issues that will be debated in the National Assembly for Wales this week. Focus on equality and human rights On Tuesday, AMs will debate the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Wales Committee’s Annual Review for 2017-18. The review found evidence that poverty in Wales is deepening and […]

Senedd this week: Climate change, new Plaid spokespeople, and the detailed draft budget

Joe Atkinson takes a look at what’s happening in the National Assembly for Wales this week. Renewed Focus on the Environment The renewed political focus on climate change following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report on the impacts of man-made global warming has been palpable in the Assembly, with calls for the intensification of […]