Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP

    Watch First Minister's Questions

    This week's First Minister's Questions will take place on Wednesday at 4.15pm.  There is no parliamentary business on Thursday due to the elections to the European Parliament.

    BSL interpreting is available via monitors in the Chamber and online via Parliament TV.

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    Watch First Minister's Questions

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

    Wednesday's business in the Chamber starts at 1.30pm and includes:

    • an Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee debate on its Business Support Inquiry
    • a Ministerial Statement on Mental Health – Quality and Safety of Services
    • Members' Business from George Adam: Concern for Local Radio Content

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    Watch on Parliament TV

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    Wednesday's business in the Chamber

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    Subject choices: MSPs hear from head of SQA

    On Wednesday, the Education and Skills Committee will take evidence for its Subject Choices inquiry from witnesses including Dr Janet Brown, Chief Executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

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    Watch live from 9.30am

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    Subject choices: MSPs hear from head of SQA

  • The Scottish Parliament's Debating Chamber with the

    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

    Did you know the Scottish Parliament is free to visit? You can see our Chamber, take a free tour, get involved in free events and exhibitions and find out about the history of the Parliament.

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

 

What's on in Parliament

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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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