PQs: Community Councils in Scotland

I lodged a series of questions on Community Councils in Scotland. I'm encouraged by the responses, which show Governmental commitment to our most local form of democracy, and hope the information provided is useful for those involved in Community Councils. Jean Urquhart (Highlands and Islands) (Independent): To ask the Scottish…

Amendment 116: A duty on Ministers to establish a group (‘the body’) to consider whether the UNCRC should be given legislative effect and to help continue the discussion on UNCRC incorporation

Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 The Deputy Presiding Officer: Group 1 is on duties of Scottish ministers in relation to the rights of children. Amendment 116, in the name of Jean Urquhart, is grouped with amendments 117, 118, 93 and 119 to 126. Jean Urquhart (Highlands and…

Motion: One Big Drum at Trade Union Week

Jean has lodged a motion welcoming East Sutherland's One Big Drum group to Holyrood as part of the Scottish Parliament's Trade Union Week celebrations. One Big Drum brings people together to learn African drum music, including young and old, and people with and without disabilities. The group was created two…