This week in the Scottish Parliament 3rd June 2015


The assisted suicide Bill is not agreed and a new Bill looking at MSP’s finanical interests is introduced

Battle of Stirling Bridge memorial

A project to increase awareness about the Battle of Stirling Bridge will be unveiled by Stewart Maxwell MSP, Convenor of the Education and Culture Committee, on Friday 29 May.

Nation-wide music competition is launched
A nation-wide music competition which aims to find the best new musical talent in Scotland, whilst encouraging young people to use their vote in the 2016 Holyrood election, has been launched in the Scottish Parliament.

Bill to increase transparency introduced
A new Bill to increase the transparency of MSPs’ financial interests has been introduced by Stewart Stevenson MSP, on behalf of the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee.


Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill – the general principles were not agreed to on 27 May 2015 and the bill fell
Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament (Amendment) Bill – introduced on 27 May 2015
Scottish Elections (Reduction of Voting Age) Bill – the general principles were agreed on 28 May 2015

This Week in the Debating Chamber

Thursday 4 June 2015
Scottish Government Debate: Making Progress on Changing Scotland’s Relationship with Alcohol

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