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    Thursday's Business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 11:40am and includes:

    • First Ministers Questions;
    • Ministerial Statement: The UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland to the UK Supreme Court
    • Final Stage: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill

    Watch live on SPTV

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    Thursday's Business in the Chamber

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    Cttee to scrutinise NHS Tayside Report

    The Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee is taking evidence from 10:00am today on the 2017/2018 audit of NHS Tayside from the Auditor General for Scotland, Caroline Gardner, and others from Audit Scotland. The report highlights continuing issues with leadership & financial management.

    Watch live on SPTV

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    Cttee to scrutinise NHS Tayside Report

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    Spotlight on Young Women Lead

    The Equalites Committee will is taking evidence on the report from the Young Women Lead committee on sexual harassment in schools from 9:15am. Witnesses include:

    • Members of the Young Women Lead committee
    • John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

    Watch live on SPTV

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    Spotlight on Young Women Lead

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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

 

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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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