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Women and the Scottish Parliament

Women and the Scottish Parliament

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Published by Scottish Joint Action Group, Engender in Perth, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland. -- Parliament.,
  • Women in politics -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScottish Joint Action Group., Engender (Organization : Scotland)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18428406M

      This briefing outlines evidence on the diversity of committee witnesses in the Scottish Parliament and elsewhere, with a particular focus on gender diversity. It also makes recommendations on how the diversity of voices heard by committees might be more consistently recorded, and in some instances enhanced.   The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill passed through the first of three stages in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday by a vote of , with one abstention.

    The History of the Scottish Parliament General Editor Keith M. Brown volume 1 Parliament and Politics in Scotland, edited by Keith M. Brown and Roland J. Tanner volume 2 Parliament and Politics in Scotland, edited by Keith M. Brown and. The Scottish parliament has approved plans to make sanitary products freely available to all women, the first nation in the world to do so. The legislation would make tampons and sanitary pads.

    In the run up to the Scottish Parliamentary elections, WFI repeated this Listening Exercise, asking women what they want from the Scottish Parliament. Hundreds of women took part in discussions in Glasgow, Dundee, Angus, Edinburgh, Clydebank, Fife, Kilmarnock, Lochaber and Paisley. The Scottish Parliament sits for the first time in years. About the Book Author William Knox, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer of History at the University of St Andrews, Scotland’s first university.


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Scotland’s Women Stand is funded by the Scottish Government. For information about how to register to attend this event please go to About the Parliament project. The Parliament Project is a non-partisan project aiming to inspire, empower and encourage women to run for political office in the UK.

The purpose of the Women's Network is to be an inclusive network, run by women, for everyone in order to create networking and personal development opportunities.

The vision is 'Empowering women to make a change'. Responsibilities. The Women’s Network will provide a safe, open forum for people to discuss issues particularly pertaining to women.

The Scottish parliament is due to approve plans that will make sanitary products freely available across the country to all women – it will be the first nation to do so. The legislation will make products like tampons and sanitary pads free for all women in the nation, which will Author: Aaron Kohn.

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That is why Scottish Labour is going to Parliament this week seeking to amend and so improve the Government’s latest emergency legislation. The Bill contains some useful measures to protect and. Now in its fourth edition, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to know how the Scottish Parliament works and what its functions are.

Table of contents include: The Powers of the Parliament * Elections and Members * How the Parliament Works * Making Laws * The Scottish Government * Relations between Scotland and Westminster * Legal Challenges to Acts of the Scottish Parliament. The Parliament is a democratically elected body comprising members known as Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs), elected for four-year terms under the additional member system: 73 MSPs represent individual geographical constituencies elected by the plurality (‘first-past-the-post’) system, while a further 56 are returned from eight additional member regions, each electing seven MSPs.

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