Staff at the reading lounge

SPICe, the Scottish Parliament Information Centre, provides research and information services to the Parliament.   We have around 40 staff, including research subject experts and information specialists.  In summary, we offer:

  • Facts, analysis, briefings
  • Research
  • News and current affairs
  • Impartial expertise

We work for MSPs and their staff whether located at Holyrood or in local offices, and with the Parliament's committees.

Find us at our enquiry desk in the Garden Lobby or in the Information Centre in CG.01 off the Garden Lobby

Meet the Team

Contact SPICe


SPICe enquiry service

ext: 85300

SPICe Desk Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00

Monday to Thursday 10:00 - 16:00

On Fridays the service is provided from the office in CG.01 between 09:00 and 15:30 in sitting time and 10:00 and 15:30 in recess.

SPICe Service Guide

Details of the services and resources available within SPICe.

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