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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Tuesday's business begins at 2pm and includes:

    • a Ministerial statement on the Vale of Leven Inquiry
    • a Stage 1 debate on the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

    Watch live on Parliament TV

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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    Topical Questions

    The following topical question has been selected for Tuesday:

    Alison Johnstone MSP: To ask the Scottish Government how the development of wave power technology will be affected by the company, Pelamis, entering administration.

    More information on Tuesday's business

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    Topical Questions

  • Kevin Stewart MSP Convener of the Local Government and Regeneration committee, Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP and Bruce Crawford MSP convener of their Devolution (Further Powers) Committee

    Parliament Day under way in Fort William

    Fort William will be the home of the Scottish Parliament when it plays host to Parliament Day today.

    The Parliament Day programme focuses on local people and how they work together for the benefit of their communities.

    Find out more

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    Parliament Day under way in Fort William

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    Apprenticeships scheme now open

    You can now apply to join our apprenticeship scheme!  The scheme will employ 20 young people in the Scottish Parliament over the next 4 years working in a range of different areas. Today we are holding an open day for people interested in hearing more about the available opportunities. Keep up to date on Twitter: #SPApprentices

    Apply here

    Apprenticeship Programme

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    Apprenticeships scheme now open

 

What's on in Parliament

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On Tuesday, the Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP, welcomed Members of the German Bundestag Committee on the Affairs of the European Union on an official visit to the Scottish Parliament.

Presiding Officer welcomes Members of the German Bundestag Committee on the Affairs of the European Union

On Tuesday, the Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP, welcomed Members of the German Bundestag Committee on the Affairs of the European Union on an official visit to 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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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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Happy to Translate

The Scottish Parliament is taking part in Happy to Translate.

This national language initiative will enhance our existing services for non-English speakers and promote equal access for people living in Scotland.