Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Are you 15-24? We want to hear from you

    The support available to young people as they try to decide what they want to do later in life is the focus of a survey by the Education and Skills Committee. 

    We want to hear from young people between 15 and 24 - why did you follow a certain route? What helps or hinders you, and are you where you want to be?

    Complete the survey

    Find out more in our video


    Are you 15-24? We want to hear from you

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    FMQs >> Video

    Catch up on the action from Thursday's First Minister's Questions by watching the video.

    Watch the video on Facebook


    FMQs >> Video

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    Find out what's going on in Parliament

    Parliamentary business has concluded for this week, but you can find out what’s on the agenda next week and get up to speed with the schedule in our Business Bulletin. 

    We also have a large number of topical independent research briefings available to download for free.

    Explore what’s going on in Parliament


    Find out what's going on in 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.

    Are you ready to explore?

    Visit the Scottish Parliament now


    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free


What's on in Parliament

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  • There are currently no events scheduled to take place on this date. Please visit the Calendar of Events to see what's coming up at the 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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    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.