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Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Scottish Parliament debate

Jim Hume : 15. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Unison Scotland survey claiming that staff morale at colleges “is at rock bottom with 79% of respondents saying staff felt...

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What is the Scottish Parliament?

The Scottish Parliament is the national legislature of Scotland, located in Edinburgh. The Parliament consists of 129 members known as MSPs, elected for four-year terms; 73 represent individual geographical constituencies, and 56 are regional representatives.