Following the announcement of the death of Nelson Mandela, Presiding Officer the Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP has written to the South African High Commissioner to offer sincere condolences on behalf of all MSPs.
With the agreement of the Honorary Consul for South Africa in Scotland, a book a condolence is available in the Main Hall of the Parliament for MSPs, staff and the public to sign.
First Minister's Questions took place at noon today when Alex Salmond MSP took questions from MSPs.
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In Thursday's round-up, the Government's white paper childcare pledge is debated during FMQ's and the European Committee takes evidence on membership of the EU in an independent Scotland.
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The Scottish Parliament is to once again host an international culture summit, bringing together delegations from across the globe to examine and debate how culture can encourage international dialogue.
The Summit will take place at Holyrood on Sunday 10 August to Tuesday 12 August 2014.
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The Welfare Reform Committee would like to hear from people with, or caring for those with, long-term conditions and get their thoughts about how welfare reform is impacting on them.
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