June

EU referendum: implications for Scotland to be investigated by parliamentary committee

30.06.2016

The Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee will work during the summer recess this year to examine the implications of Brexit on Scotland.

Scottish Government budget now subject to much greater volatility, says Holyrood’s Finance Committee convener

30.06.2016

Even before any Brexit effect is taken into account, the Scottish Government’s budget is likely to be subject to much greater volatility, as a result of the Smith Commission changes and the Fiscal Framework says Holyrood’s new Finance Committee convener.

Opening Ceremony to mark the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament

30.06.2016

The full line up of events to mark the opening of the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament have been announced.

Makar’s new work to be performed at Holyrood’s opening ceremony

29.06.2016

Scotland’s Makar, Jackie Kay will write and perform a specially-commissioned new piece of poetry before MSPs and Her Majesty The Queen at the opening of the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament.

Opening of Parliament: Procession of the Crown of Scotland

29.06.2016

The following information for media lays out the route of the Procession of the Crown of Scotland, for the Opening of the Fifth session of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 2 July, and includes a selection of facts relating to the Crown’s history.

The world’s most powerful images to go on show at the Parliament

28.06.2016

A free exhibition featuring the best examples of photojournalism from across the globe opens tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Scottish Parliament.

Riding to Holyrood: participants announced

27.06.2016

Community groups will be among over 2000 people taking part in a colourful, historic ‘Riding’ procession down Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, it has been announced today.

President of Ireland to address MSPs

26.06.2016

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, is to visit the Scottish Parliament for the first time next week, it was announced today.

Over 2,000 people to be part of historic Riding procession to Parliament

16.06.2016

Community groups, Scotland’s ‘Local Heroes’, musicians and entertainers will be among 2,000 people taking part in a colourful, historic ‘Riding’ procession down Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

Explore the building blocks of democracy at the Festival of Politics

15.06.2016

The building blocks of democracy will be the focus of this year’s Festival of Politics as political statesmen, big thinkers, Borgen and even LEGO® comes together at Holyrood this August.

Holyrood Final for Dewar Debaters

06.06.2016

The right to be forgotten online will be the subject of debate on Thursday evening as some of the most talented young debaters in Scotland take part in the final of the 2016 Law Society of Scotland Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament.

Be a part of the opening of Parliament

05.06.2016

Ten members of the public will have ‘the best seats in the house’ for the opening of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 2 July.