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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

    Wednesday's business in the Chamber starts at 2pm and includes:

    • a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party debate on Finance
    • Members' Business from Mairi Gougeon: Heads Up for Harriers Project and the Role of Species Champions

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

    Watch live on SPTV


    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

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    MSPs take evidence on education reform

    On Wednesday morning, the Education and Skills Committee will take evidence on 'Education reforms' from:

    • Gayle Gorman, Chief Inspector of Education
    • Graeme Logan, Strategic Director, Education Scotland.
    • Mike Ewart, Non-Executive Board Member, Education Scotland

    Find out more

    Watch live from 10am


    MSPs take evidence on education reform

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    Send your petition to Parliament

    Find out how to submit a petition to the Scottish Parliament.

    By petitioning Parliament you can raise awareness of a particular campaign and put issues on the agenda which may not have been considered.

    Take action and submit a petition


    Send your petition to 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 or find out about the history of the Parliament.

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free


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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.

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Happy to Translate

The Scottish Parliament is taking part in Happy to Translate.

This national language initiative will enhance our existing services for non-English speakers and promote equal access for people living in Scotland.