Election 2021

The Scottish Parliament is in recess ahead of the election on 6 May.

Because of Covid-19, there are some changes to how the Parliament prepares for the election.

Find out more in our Election 2021 pages

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Bills and laws

Bills (proposed laws)

"Bills" are proposed laws that are being examined by the Scottish Parliament. Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) discuss them to decide if they should become law. The public usually gets the chance to share their views.

The different types of Bills are:

  • Government Bills
  • Member's Bills
  • Committee Bills
  • Private Bills
  • Hybrid Bills



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