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    The Parliament is now in recess

    The Scottish Parliament is now in Recess until the 18th of February. The Parliament Building is closed to visitors from Saturday 10th February and will reopen on Monday 19th February.

    Find out about upcoming Parliamentary Business in the Business Bulletin

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    The Parliament is now in recess

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    Spotlight on 'new gold' of economic data

    The Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee have published a report urging the Scottish Government to help the public and media better understand economic data.

    The report - How to Make Data Count - follows a four month inquiry in which evidence was gathered by economic and business experts and other organisations.

    Find out more: read the news release

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    Spotlight on 'new gold' of economic data

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    Report: homelessness in Scotland

    The Local Government and Communities Committee has made a series of recommendations in a report following their inquiry into homelessness in Scotland.

    One recommendation is to roll out a version of 'Housing First'; a model which aims to quickly provide a home to those in need.

    Find out more: read the news release

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    Report: homelessness in Scotland

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    Send your petition to Parliament

    Find out how to submit a petition to the Scottish Parliament.

    By petitioning Parliament you can raise awareness of a particular campaign and put issues on the agenda which may not have been considered.

    Take action and submit a petition

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    Send your petition to Parliament

 

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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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MSP pages

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

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How the Parliament Works

Find out how MSPs are elected, how committees work and how the Scottish Parliament makes laws.

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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.