Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Government ‘can help close gender pay gap'

    The Scottish Government could use devolved powers to help close the gender pay gap, and boost Scotland’s economy, according to the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee gender pay gap report, ‘No Small Change’. It calls on the Government to take action in a range of devolved areas, including making care a priority sector, supporting those returning to work after career breaks, and advertising more jobs as flexible.

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    Government ‘can help close gender pay gap'

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    Safety of high rise homes to be examined

    The safety of Scotland’s high rise tower blocks will be examined by a Holyrood Committee, following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower. The Local Government and Communities Committee will scrutinise accommodation in Scotland’s high rise communities, by expanding an on-going inquiry into housing and building regulations in Scotland.

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    Safety of high rise homes to be examined

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    Views invited on patient care in the NHS

    The Health and Sport Committee have launched a call for views today on clinical governance in the NHS in Scotland, as part of a wider inquiry into NHS Governance. They want to know whether the NHS in Scotland delivers safe and high quality care for patients.

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    Call for evidence

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    Views invited on patient care in the NHS

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Tuesday's business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • Stage 3 proceedings on Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill
    • a Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Motion on the Appointment of a New Scottish Information Commissioner
    • a Members' Business debate from Gillian Martin MSP on Not on my Screen

    Business Bulletin

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

 

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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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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

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How the Parliament Works

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