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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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 Official Report is a written record of what is said in public meetings of the Parliament, in the Chamber and its committees. These cover debates on
The Official Report section of the new website is still going through final testing. The full authoritative text remains available on our old website.
Read the Official Report on the old website
Read what was said in Parliament by debate or question time
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