Festival of Politics is taking place at the Scottish Parliament from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 August. Tickets are on sale now!
Join us for three days of debate, talking about some of the issues that matter most to people in Scotland. Issues such as the state of the UK union, the cost of living crisis, our climate, migration and equality will all feature
SPICe Spotlight blog
Read the blog from our information centre for impartial and up to date analysis of current issues
Find MSPs by postcode
Bills and laws
Find out about laws which have been proposed (Bills) and laws that have already been passed.
Chamber and committees
Find out what's happened in the Chamber and in committee meetings. You can also read written questions and answers.
Alison Johnstone MSP is the elected Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.
Annabelle Ewing and Liam McArthur are Deputy Presiding Officers (DPOs).
Petitions are a way to ask the Parliament to do something.
Any person or organisation can submit a petition: you do not have to be a certain age or live in Scotland.
MSPs cannot submit a petition but they can support them.
Get in touch
We can take direct calls Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Telephone 0131 348 5000 or 0800 092 7500 (freephone). If you would like to speak to someone in Gaelic, call 0131 348 5395 (message service only)