Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Committees to question First Minister

    On Wednesday 24 October, the Scottish Parliament's Committee Conveners will quiz First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on her Programme for Government.

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    Find out more: read the news release


    Committees to question First Minister

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 2pm and is expected to include:

    • Topical Questions;
    • a Ministerial Statement: NHS performance;
    • a Ministerial Statement: Response to Recommendations on Financial Redress for Survivors of Child Abuse in Care 
    • Members' Business from Jenny Gilruth MSP: Fife Out-of-hours Closure

    Find out more: Business Bulletin


    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

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

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    Visit your Scottish Parliament


    Visit the Scottish Parliament for free

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    Find out what's going on in Parliament

    The Business Bulletin is published each morning when the Parliament is in session. It includes details of current, future and past business of the Parliament.

    We also have a large number of topical independent research briefings available to download for free.

    Explore what’s going on in Parliament


    Find out what's going on in Parliament


What's on in Parliament

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  • There are currently no events scheduled to take place on this date. Please visit the Calendar of Events to see what's coming up at the Scottish Parliament.
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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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    MSP pages

    Every MSP's page contains details of their recent speeches, motions, questions and voting records.

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