Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • a Ministerial Statement on delivering social security for Scotland’s people
    • a Ministerial Statement on ending homelessness together
    • a Scottish Government debate on dignity, equality and human rights for all

    Watch live on SPTV

    Find out more: Business Bulletin


    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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    Tuesday's Topical Questions

    • Claire Baker MSP to ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in response to the terrorist incident at Parsons Green in London
    • Colin Smyth MSP to ask the Scottish Government what its response is to concerns raised by Age Scotland that the country faces a crisis in the care sector, with some service users being left without food, water and essential medicines

    Business Bulletin


    Tuesday's Topical Questions

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    Join us for the Festival of Politics 2017!

    Join us for the Festival of Politics 2017 which has the theme of 'rebellion and revolution'!

    It takes place between Thursday 19 and Saturday 21 October and will feature a mix of political discussion, music, film and art.

    Find out more (external website)


    Join us for the Festival of Politics 2017!

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

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

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free


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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.