Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    FMQs >> Video

    Catch up with events from Thursday's First Minister's Questions by watching the video.

     

     

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    FMQs >> Video

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

    Did you know the Scottish Parliament is free to visit? You can see our Chamber on a guided tour, get involved in free events and exhibitions and find out about the history of the Parliament.

    Are you ready to explore?

    Visit your Scottish Parliament

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

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    Find out about your MSPs

    Want to find details of your MSPs?

    Use our search to find out more about who represents you, the committees and cross-party groups they are part of, and what they’ve been doing in Parliament.

    Find out more about your MSPs

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    Find out about your MSPs

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    Send your petition to Parliament

    Find out how to submit a petition to the Scottish Parliament.

    By petitioning the Scottish Parliament you can raise awareness of a particular campaign and put issues on the agenda which may not have been considered.

    Take action and submit a petition

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    Send your petition to Parliament

 

What's on in Parliament

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How the Parliament Works

Find out how MSPs are elected, how committees work and how the Scottish Parliament makes laws.

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Visiting the Parliament

Planning a visit to Holyrood?  Our Visiting the Parliament section includes opening times, details on guided tours and how to find us, and other useful information.

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MSP pages

Every MSP's page contains details of their recent speeches, motions, questions and voting records.

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