Roza Salih, a former asylum seeker who helped run a campaign to save a friend from deportation, is hoping to be an MSP.
A committee is calling for views as it examines the Scottish Parliament's procedures over the last seven months.
The Scottish Conservatives leader is also confident that the PM is 'determined' to secure a deal on Brexit.
Senior Labour MP Rachel Reeves pointed to 'pretty dire' poll ratings for Scottish Labour.
Animal welfare charities welcome change in law that comes into effect today after receiving Royal Assent.
Labour's only Scottish MP believes there could be a 're-calibration' of what the Scottish electorate deems important.
The convener of the Holyrood Standards Committee has asked for proof the head of the new national investment bank is a "fit and proper person".