Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 1:15pm and includes:

    • Portfolio Questions
    • a Scottish Government debate on Education Governance Next Steps
    • a Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee Motion on the Code of Conduct for MSPs and Written Statement revision

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

    Watch live on SPTV

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

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    Minister questioned on Brexit negotiations

    On Wednesday morning, the Finance and Constitution Committee will hold a session on Brexit.  Giving evidence are:

    • Michael Russell, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe
    • Ian Mitchell and Gerald Byrne of the Scottish Government

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

    Watch live on SPTV

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    Minister questioned on Brexit negotiations

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    Update on Forth Replacement Crossing

    On Wednesday morning, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee will receive an update on the Forth Replacement Crossing and other major transport infrustructure.  Witnesses include:

    • Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work
    • Michael Martin, Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors

    Watch live from 9:00am

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    Update on Forth Replacement Crossing

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    Festival of Politics 2017 programme launch

    The programme for the 2017 Festival of Politics has been announced.

    The theme of the Festival, which takes place from Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October, will be rebellion and revolution, and will feature a mix of political discussion, music and film.

    See the images from the programme launch on our Facebook page

    Find out more: read the news release

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    Festival of Politics 2017 programme launch

 
 
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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

Download resources for individual or classroom use.

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How the Parliament Works

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