Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    App to assist disabled visitors launched

    An app which allows disabled visitors to personalise the assistance they need has been launched for use in the Scottish Parliament.

    'Welcome' , an app created by Edinburgh-based Neatebox, will complement the work the Parliament has already done to ensure that it is open and accessible to all.

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    App to assist disabled visitors launched

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    Committee seeks halt to rollout of DWP pilot

    The Social Security Committee has called on the DWP to urgently halt the launch of its latest pilot, which would see those receiving working tax credits moved on to Universal Credit and potentially subject to in-work conditionality including sanctions.

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    Committee seeks halt to rollout of DWP pilot

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    MSPs ask for views on social prescribing

    The Heath and Sport Committee are seeking views from across Scotland on the topic of 'social prescribing' as part of their latest inquiry.

    This is when GPs and other healthcare professionals prescribe sport, exercise and other recreational activities as a way to improve patients' health and wellbeing.

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    MSPs ask for views on social prescribing

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    Parliament in Recess

    The Scottish Parliament is in recess.

    Parliamentary business will resume when MSPs return on the 1st of September.

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    Parliament in Recess

 

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20 years of the Scottish Parliament

A year-long programme of events is being held to mark 20 years since the creation of the Scottish Parliament.

Find out how you get involved!

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How the Parliament Works

Find out how MSPs are elected, how committees work and how the Scottish Parliament makes laws.

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Visiting the Parliament

Planning a visit to Holyrood?  Our Visiting the Parliament section includes opening times, details on guided tours and how to find us, and other useful information.

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