Scottish Parliament’s Equality and Human Rights Committee considers witness figures

At its meeting on 7 November, the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee considered figures on witnesses to the Parliament’s committees during the 2018-19 year. The figures were provided to the Parliament by Hugh Bochel and Colleen Wall. They Continue reading Scottish Parliament’s Equality and Human Rights Committee considers witness figures

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Westminster Workshop on Gender Sensitive Scrutiny

On 17 June, Hugh Bochel participated in the CPA UK Westminster Workshop on Gender Sensitive Scrutiny, as part of a panel with Baroness Barker, Sarah Champion MP and Naz Shah MP. The Workshop, which took place in Portcullis House, involved Continue reading Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Westminster Workshop on Gender Sensitive Scrutiny

Catherine Bochel has article published on outcomes and petitions systems

Catherine Bochel has had an article on petitions systems published in Parliamentary Affairs. The use of formal petitions systems has become increasingly widespread in the UK. The systems in the National Assembly for Wales and the Scottish Parliament have been Continue reading Catherine Bochel has article published on outcomes and petitions systems