Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

  • Oaths and Affirmations

    11 speeches

    Paul Grice (Scottish Parliament Clerk and Chief Executive): I declare the fourth session of the Scottish Parliament 2011 to 2016 duly constituted. The only item of business this morning is...

  • Presiding Officer

    3 speeches

    The first meeting of the fourth session of Parliament is resumed for the election of the Presiding Officer. I have received three valid nominations for the position of Presiding Officer. I will...

  • Deputy Presiding Officers

    2 speeches

    We move to the election of Deputy Presiding Officers. Nominations for the position of Deputy Presiding Officer will open now. Members may collect nomination forms from the business team in room...

What is this?

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.

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