MSP completes summer surgery tour

Regional MSP for South Scotland, Michelle Ballantyne has been doing the rounds last week, meeting constituents across the Scottish Borders.

FMQs : Antidepressant use without a prescription

Today I asked the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response to accidental drug deaths involving antidepressants used without a prescription, and about the publication of the Scottish Government's upcoming drugs strategy.

World Refugee Day

As part of the ongoing events for World Refugee Day, MSPs today held a debate on ‘Supporting People to Settle in Scotland’ in Holyrood this afternoon.

Zero-tolerance Debate

Today MSPs debated the publication of the Scottish Parliament’s Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee report.

FMQs: Sexual Violence Strategy

Today I challenged the First Minster on rising sexual exploitation and violence in her own Glasgow Southside constituency.

Consultation on the Draft National Outcomes

Today MSPs debated the proposed draft outcomes for the National Performance Framework. The National Performance Framework was established in 2007 and is designed to monitor how the country is performing against specific outcomes.