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  • The late Alex Johnstone MSP

    Parliament mourns Alex Johnstone MSP

    It is with great sadness that the Scottish Parliament announces the death of Alex Johnstone MSP.  Alex served as a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Member for North East Scotland since the first parliamentary session in 1999.

    Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, said "his loss will be felt keenly at Holyrood and beyond."

     

     

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    Parliament mourns Alex Johnstone MSP

  • The Chamber at Holyrood

    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • Portfolio Question Time - Communities, Social Security and Equalities 
    • Scottish Government Debate on Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations
    • Members' business from George Adam on Paisley for City of Culture 2021

    Watch live on SPTV

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

  • A committee room in the Scottish Parliament

    Human rights discussion with schools

    To mark International Human Rights Day 2016 (10 December) the Equalities and Human Rights Committee will discuss human rights priorities with teachers and students from Thornlie Primary School in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire and Westfield Primary School, West Lothian on Thursday.

    Tune in live from 9.15am on SPTV

    Read the meeting papers and agenda

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    Human rights discussion with schools

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    Policing priorities and budget scrutinised

    This Thursday the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing will take evidence on the Scottish Government's policing priorities and budgeting from the Cabinet Scretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP and Don McGillivray, Deputy Director of the Police Division, Scottish Government.

     

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    Policing priorities and budget scrutinised

 

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British High Commissioner to Malawi visits Parliament

British High Commissioner to Malawi visits Parliament

Deputy Presiding Officer, Linda Fabiani MSP, today welcomed the new British High Commissioner to Malawi, Her Excellency Ms Holly Tett, on her first visit to Scottish Parliament.

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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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