Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Views sought on EU (Withdrawal) Bill

    The Finance and Constitution Committee has issued a call for evidence on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. The Committee intends to undertake scrutiny of the Bill including consideration of the expected legislative consent memorandum following the Parliament’s summer recess.

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    What is a legislative consent memorandum?


    Views sought on EU (Withdrawal) Bill

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    World Press Photo returns to Holyrood

    The World Press Photo exhibition is on display at the Scottish Parliament.

    The exhibition, which features over 140 of the most moving and thought provoking images taken in 2016, will be on display from 4 - 27 August 2017 and is free to attend.

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    Image by Jaime Rojo


    World Press Photo returns to Holyrood

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    Parliament in recess

    The Scottish Parliament is now in recess until Sunday 3 September. During this time, the building will remain open to the public between 10am and 5pm from Monday to Saturday (last entry at 4:30pm).

    Please note that the Debating Chamber is closed to all visitors and tour groups throughout this time while maintenance takes place. Guided tours will still operate and will instead include a trip to a Member's Office!

    Visiting the Parliament


    Parliament in recess

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    Find out about your MSPs

    Want to find details of your MSPs?

    Use our search to find out more about who represents you, the committees and cross-party groups they are part of, and what they’ve been doing in Parliament.

    Find out more about your MSPs


    Find out about your MSPs


What's on in 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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MSP pages

Every MSP's page contains details of their recent speeches, motions, questions and voting records.

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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.