Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • Scottish Government debate: sea fisheries and end of year negotiations;

    • Members' Business from Angela Constance – 60th anniversary of the ultrasound scanner, invented in Scotland. 

    Watch live on SPTV


    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

  • Nicola Sturgeon

    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

    Catch up with this week's First Minister's Questions:

    Watch the video on Facebook

    Watch the video on Parliament TV

    Read the Official Report


    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

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    Find out what's going on in Parliament

    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.

    We also have a large number of topical independent research briefings available to download for free

    Explore what’s going on in Parliament


    Find out what's going on in Parliament

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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 the Scottish Parliament


    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free


What's on in Parliament

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  • There are currently no events scheduled to take place on this date. Please visit the Calendar of Events to see what's coming up at the Scottish 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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