“it is essential for the integrity of the Parliament that suitable scrutiny of any legislation takes place. “
The Shetland By-Election to the Scottish Parliament caused by the resignation of Tavish Scott, LibDem, is to be held on Thursday 29th of August.
A proposal for a Bill to increase protection for victims of stalking by giving police the power to apply for stalking protection orders on behalf of victims.
Alison Johnstone MSP, Scottish Greens, has launched her own consultation in advance of introducing a members Bill
The responses collected will be used to help to develop the Bill that may go forward.
“Rather than imposing an Edinburgh-based solution on the whole, through the bill we have ensured that communities can make their own choices in that regard.”
“This is a step in the right direction – a Bill that is strong enough to transform Scotland’s climate commitments into ambitious action.”
“This Bill will deliver a fairer disclosure regime that protects our most vulnerable, is simpler for employers and less invasive for the majority of users.”
“this world-leading legislation will go a long way in helping to support low income households here in Highlands and Islands.”
“We need to move rapidly to a more circular economy because the climate and ecological emergencies we face are partly driven by what and how much we consume.”