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Thursday, 30 June 2016

Scottish Parliament debate

James Kelly : 2. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on repealing the offensive behaviour at football legislation. (S5O-00082)

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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.