Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Participation in sport: focus for young women

    On Friday we welcome the Young Women Lead Committee back to Holyrood for its first session in 2019. The new participants will be looking at the relationship young women have with sport and physical activity, with particular regard to issues that might prevent participation.

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    Participation in sport: focus for young women

  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

    Catch up with the latest First Minister's Questions:

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    Watch on Parliament TV

    Read the Official Report

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    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

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    Send your petition to Parliament

    Find out how to submit a petition to the Scottish Parliament.

    By petitioning the Scottish Parliament you can raise awareness of a particular campaign and put issues on the agenda which may not have been considered.

    Take action and submit a petition

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    Send your petition to Parliament

  • 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

 

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    The Presiding Officer's Gavel pictured in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament

    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.

    The windows of the MSP building

    MSP pages

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

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