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.
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A Bill is a proposed Act of the Scottish Parliament. A Bill that is introduced in the Scottish Parliament is scrutinised and debated by MSPs.
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MSPs take part in examining and passing proposed laws (Bills). They represent you in the Scottish Parliament and your local area. And they examine the work of the Scottish Government.
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Information about committees and records of all debates, questions and answers.
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You can get involved with the Scottish Parliament by joining a Cross-party group, submitting a petition, lobbying or exploring our education resources.
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Visit the Scottish Parliament
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The Scottish Parliament examines what the Scottish Government is doing, makes new laws on devolved matters and debates the issues of the day.
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The minutes of Chamber meetings formally record:
These are produced by the Clerk and published on the website the day after each meeting of the Parliament.
Minutes are also published for each committee meeting. These are available from the committee's pages.
Read the Official Report of Meetings of the Parliament
Read the minutes of Chamber meetings from May 2016 to March 2021.
Read the minutes of Chamber meetings from May 2011 to March 2016.
Read the minutes of Chamber meetings from May 1999 to March 2011.
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