PARLIAMENTARY UPDATES - Latest Update: 3rd August

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 Anne McTaggart

Anne McTaggart MSP is a Scottish Labour Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow Region. Read the interview with Anne here

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Human Trafficking in Scotland and the UK

The Smith Commission Lord Smith of Kelvin

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.

Please ensure you are fully involved in this process by registering to vote. You can find out how to register to vote, sign up for postal voting or update your details here.

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