PARLIAMENTARY UPDATES - Latest Update: 19 December

Our most recent update of parliamentary consultations, bills, debates and political news from Holyrood, Westminster, and the Scottish and UK governments. Read the latest SCPO Parliamentary Update here

SCPO Interview with Scottish Labour MSP Richard Baker

Richard Baker is an Edinburgh born Scottish Labour politician, and an MSP for the North East Scotland region.He is a former member of Labour's Shadow Cabinet in the Scottish Parliament. Read the interview with Richard here

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The Smith Commissions - Heads of agreement report

Lord Smith of Kelvin has announced the report of the Smith Commission. The Heads of Agreement on powers to be given to the Scottish Parliament within the UK were drawn up by nominees to the commission from the five political parties currently represented in Holyrood.

Smith Commission website

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UK General Election 2015

The date of the next general election has been set as 7 May 2015.

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