Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

    Wednesday's Chamber business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • a Scottish Government debate to recognise and support Paisley's 2021 UK City of Culture and Dundee's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids
    • a Members' Business debate from Jenny Gilruth MSP on reopening the rail link from Thornton to Leven 

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

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    Evidence session on CAP payments

    On Wednesday, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee will take evidence on Common Agricultural Policy payments.

    Witnesses include Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity

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    Evidence session on CAP payments

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    Brexit: imact on Scottish Budget explored

    On Wednesday, the Finance and Constitution Committee will meet to discuss the UK's Finances and Brexit.  Witnesses include:

    • Paul Johnson, Director, Institute of Fiscal Studies
    • Professor David Bell, Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh

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    Brexit: imact on Scottish Budget explored

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    Focus on fire safety and homelessness

    On Wednesday, the Local Government and Communities Committee will hold evidence sessions on:

    • Building regulations and fire safety in Scotland
    • Homelessness

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    Focus on fire safety and homelessness

 
 
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Education

Our education section has games, help with coursework and lots more.

Education Programmes

Our education programmes are run for schools, colleges and other educational groups.

Educational Resources

Download resources for individual or classroom use.

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Business Bulletin

The Business Bulletin is published each morning when the Parliament is in session. It includes details of current, future and past business of the Parliament.

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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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How the Parliament Works

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