Sir Keir Starmer, Rebecca-Long Bailey and Lisa Nandy were grilled by party members in Glasgow.
Carlaw saw off a challenge from Michelle Ballantyne to win the race to replace Ruth Davidson.
Ministers said they have invested £15m to help make products such as sanitary towels and tampons available for free.
A Scottish Parliament committee will investigate a failure to improve employment rates of ethnic minorities.
Alok Sharma will take on preparations with only nine months to go before COP26.
Chancellor quits just a month before budget as the Prime Minister carries out a cabinet reshuffle.
The former finance secretary has been dropped from his role as an honorary vice-president.
Jackson Carlaw and Michelle Ballantyne are both hoping to succeed Ruth Davidson at the helm of the party.
The GMB has warned that Holyrood could be hit by industrial action.
A London back up option is in place for the COP26 summit due to be held in Glasgow in November.
Both events will discuss Scotland's drugs crisis in Glasgow later this month.
Tommy Sheppard says that the Westminster government is 'fuelling the case' for Scottish independence.
The First Minister has told the PM that the £20bn would be better spent in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Over £20m worth of payments made to green projects such as wind farms last year.
MSPs welcome Police Scotland's U-turn on plans to use live facial recognition software.
Downing Street said a 'range of officials' were looking at the plan which has been championed by Boris Johnson.
Richard Leonard has written to the First Minister demanding to know why she opted to let Mackay resign from her cabinet.
Derek Mackay quit as finance secretary after it emerged he sent hundreds of messages to a schoolboy.
Joanna Cherry said Holyrood should pass legislation for a consultative referendum.
Public finance minister Kate Forbes said the proposals are aimed at ‘protecting family budgets’.