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    Annual Report

    Our new Annual Report is now out, which provides information on how the Scottish Parliament has fulfilled its role during the last parliamentary year.

    Read the Annual Report

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    Annual Report

  • Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh MSP along with the view from his chair in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament.

    About the Presiding Officer

    Ken Macintosh MSP was elected as the Presiding Officer for the 5th Session of the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 12 May 2016.

    Find out more about the role of the Presiding Officer 

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    About the Presiding Officer

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    International Relations Office

    The International Relations Office enables the Scottish Parliament to develop and implement its policy on international engagement and its links with other parliaments and overseas organisations

    International Relations Office

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    International Relations Office

  • Front of the Scottish Parliament from Horse Wynd

    Working at Parliament

    Find out more about how the Scottish Parliament is run and our values as an organisation.

    The Parliamentary Service

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    Working at Parliament

About the Parliament

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Corporate Governance

Find out about how the Parliament is run - management groups, policies and publications, procurement, allowances and finance

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The Parliamentary Service

Find out about the staff of the Parliament, how we are structured and more about the offices and how we are run - core values, recruitment and performance management

Ken Macintosh MSP, Presiding Officer

The Presiding Officer

Ken Macintosh MSP is the Scottish Parliament's fifth Presiding Officer. He is responsible for representing the Scottish Parliament at home and abroad.

Pipers at the 2015 Tartan Day parade in New York

The Parliament at home and abroad

The UK and International Relations Office enables the Scottish Parliament to develop and implement its policy on international engagement and its links with other parliaments and overseas organisations