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Scottish Parliament Update

SASW's Communications and Policy Officer, Emily Galloway, outlines what happened last week in parliament ...

On Tuesday, the First Minister gave her weekly update on Covid-19. The number of new cases in Scotland are starting to fall. You can read more, here. 

The Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee continued to hear evidence on the petition to end conversion therapy in Scotland. 

Ministerial statement on Diversion from Prosecution and a Members debate on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day. 

The Criminal Justice Committee took evidence from a variety of stakeholders on priorities for domestic abuse, gender-violence and sexual offences in session 6. 

The Carers Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill was debated, and the parliament agreed to its general principles