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Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill published, 11/06/14 [S]
The first step towards setting out in law the permanent arrangements for the £33million Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) has been made with the introduction of the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament.
Modern Slavery Bill published, 10/06/14 [E/NI/S/W]
An historic bill to help stamp out modern slavery was published today by the Home Secretary Theresa May.
Finance Committee takes evidence on Children and Young People Act, 04/06/14 [S]
During its meeting of 4 June 2014 the Scottish Parliament Finance Committee took evidence on the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.
Self-directed Support Act, 01/04/14 [S]
New legislation that will radically alter the shape of social care in Scotland comes into force today (1 April). The Self-directed Support Act places duties on local authorities in Scotland to offer people who are assessed as needing social care the option of designing their own care package.
Food Standards Scotland, 14/03/14 [S]
Plans to create a new food body for Scotland were unveiled as a Bill began its passage through the Scottish Parliament.
Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Bill Stage 3 Debate, 20/03/14 [S]
New legislation passed by MSPs will help introduce a ‘Financial Health Service’ for Scotland, providing a modern system of debt advice and debt management.
New human trafficking bill for Scotland, 17/03/14 [S]
A dedicated Human Trafficking Bill for Scotland is to be introduced by Scottish Ministers.
Views asked for on assisted suicide, 14/03/14 - 06/06/14 [S]
A call for views on the legalisation of assisted suicide has been published by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee, as the parliamentary scrutiny process begins for the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill.
Tribunals Bill passes Stage 3, 11/03/14 [S]
During its meeting of 11 March 2014 the Scottish Parliament passed the Tribunals (Scotland) Bill at Stage 3.
Children and Young People Bill Written Answer, 07/03/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Jayne Baxter's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Government when it will publish the revised capital costs associated with the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill.