Portfolio Questions – 16 January 2020
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Portfolio Questions – 16 January 2020

Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Government whether acquiring a gender recognition certificate gives a prisoner any new legal rights regarding the decisions that are made by the Scottish Prison Service about their accommodation. The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Humza Yousaf): Acquiring a gender recognition certificate does not and will not give a […]

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Portfolio Questions – 9 January 2020

David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP): To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to businesses that are committed to lowering carbon emissions and improving air quality. (S5O-03967) The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (Roseanna Cunningham): Our green new deal will deliver billions of pounds of investment in our net zero future […]

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EU Parliament urges Spain to scrap new abortion law

MEPs urged the Spanish government on Thursday to withdraw a new proposal that will restrict abortion rights in Spain. In a bid to gather conservative support and keeping an electoral promise by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish government backed a proposal for a tougher abortion law earlier in December. The new bill does not […]

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