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    FMQs >> video and Official Report

    On Thursday afternoon, Nicola Sturgeon MSP took questions from opposition leaders and MSPs during First Minister's Question Time.

    Watch First Minister's Questions

    Read Official Report of FMQs (and rolling updates from the rest of today's chamber business)

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    FMQs >> video and Official Report

  • Lord Smith of Kelvin

    Smith Commission report published

    The Further Devolution hub produced by researchers in the Information Centre has been updated to include the 'Report of the Smith Commission for further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament', which was published this morning.

    Further Devolution Hub


    Smith Commission report published

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    Thursday's business in the Chamber

    Thursday's business in the Chamber starts at 11:40am and includes:

    • A continuation of the debate on the Scottish Government's Programme for Government 2014-15
    • Members’ Business debates from Jim Hume MSP and Annabelle Ewing MSP

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

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    Thursday's business in the Chamber

  • Lamlash bay and the Holy Isle, Arran

    Finance Committee to visit Arran

    The Finance Committee will swap Holyrood’s committee rooms for Arran High School on 1 December to continue its scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s budget.

    Members will quiz the Deputy First Minister & Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy on tax and spending plans and local businesses will take part in workshop discussions on the Budget.

    Find out more


    Finance Committee to visit Arran

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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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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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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.

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MSP pages

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