Transparency and open government
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Scottish Parliament Committees: the new administration’s final set of appointments
The last set of new appointments that need to be made as a result of the change of First Minister, and ministerial reshuffle, are from the government backbenches to...
14th April 2023
MBM submission to the Scottish Parliament Finance and Public Administration Committee inquiry into effective decision-making by the Scottish Government
In December 2022, the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Public Administration Committee launched an inquiry into effective decision-making by the Scottish Government. More detail on the inquiry can be found...
8th February 2023
What does the new coalition government mean for opposition party privileges in the Scottish Parliament?
As a party of government, the Scottish Green Party will now have access to the resources of the civil service, via two junior ministerial roles and two dedicated special...
28th August 2021
Submission on the operation of the Lobbying Act 2016
The Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee is currently undertaking post-legislative scrutiny on the operation of the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016. Our submission can be found here:...
25th August 2020