Katie Cotton


1 July 2014

A round-up of people, deals and events


Mark Griffin MSP and his late father Francis

Labour MSP launches new bid to change law on organ donation

4 July 2016

A Labour MSP whose father died after a 10-year wait for a heart transplant seeks to change the law on organ donation


N is for narwhal, by Stacy Spensley

The Holyrood baby already faces the attainment gap

23 June 2016

What does Save the Children's research on the attainment gap mean for Kirsty, our fictional Holyrood baby? 

Man drinking a glass of whisky

Opportunities and challenges for Scotland's food and drink sector

13 June 2016

While parts of the sector have faced challenges, Scotland’s food and drink industry remains strong


Neil Findlay

Health committee will be “a fresh pair of eyes” on Scotland’s NHS, says Neil Findlay

8 July 2016

From fierce debater to consensus-builder, Neil Findlay looks ahead at his new role as Health and Sport Committee convener and its work programme

Highland Cow at Royal Highland Show

Holyrood talks to Royal Highland Show chairman Willie Gill

24 June 2016

Ahead of the Royal Highland Show Holyrood spoke to the show's chairman about the event and future of farming

Peter Horrocks

OU's widening access role in Scotland 'absolutely critical'

23 June 2015

Peter Horrocks tells Holyrood how he can help the Open University help Scotland