Welcome to the Scottish Parliament

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    Festival of Politics 2019

    Thursday 10 October – Saturday 12 October 2019

    As the Parliament celebrates its 20th birthday, this year’s Festival of Politics programme looks back at its history and forward to its future.

    Find out more


    Festival of Politics 2019

  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

    Catch up with First Minister's Questions

    Catch up with this week's First Minister's Questions:

    Watch on Parliament TV

    Read the Official Report


    Catch up with First Minister's Questions

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    Let us know about our new MSP channel

    We’re pleased to announce that our new MSP channel is live on the new Scottish Parliament ‘beta’ website. ('Beta' means it’s ready for the public to use and give feedback on, but it's still very much a work in progress.)

    Please take a look and let us know what you think. We need your help to create best possible parliamentary website.

    Try the new MSP channel

    More information can be found on our blog




    Let us know about our new MSP channel

  • An aerial picture of the Isle of Skye

    Give your views on National Islands Plan

    The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee are seeking opinions from Scottish islanders regarding the priorities set out in the Scottish Governments proposed National Islands Plan.


    Give your views on National Islands Plan


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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    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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    Business Bulletin

    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.

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