Scots Pairlament

The Scots Pairlament[3] (Scottish Parliament in the Ingles; Pàrlamaid na h-Alba in the Gaelic) is the devolved legislatur o Scotland. The oreeginal Scots Pairlament, or Estatis of Scotland, wis elidit in 1707 bi the Act o Union, giein wey tae the new-foundit Pairlament o Great Breetain. The new Scots Pairlament wis establisht in 1999 unner the Scotland Act 1998, an the first gaitherin wis on 12t May, 1999. It can legislate on aw maiters binna thaim that's resert for the UK Pairlament in Wastmeenster, an haes the pouer tae mak Scots laws an chynge the level o income tax peyed bi Scots ceetizens.[4]

Scots Pairlament
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5t Scots Pairlament
Coat o Airms o Scots Pairlament
Founded12 Mey 1999 (1999-05-12)
Ken Macintosh
Syne 12 Mey 2016
Nicola Sturgeon, SNP
Syne 20 November 2014
Scots Pairlament poleetical groups
Govrenment (61)[1]
  •      SNP (61)

Opposeetion (67)[1]

Presidin Officer

  •      PO (1)
Scots Pairlament committees
Scots Pairlament votin seestem
Addeetional Member Seestem
Scots Pairlament last election
5 Mey 2016
Scots Pairlament neist election
6 Mey 2021[2]
Meeting place
Debatin Chamber, Scots Pairlament Biggin
Scots Pairlament Biggin, Halyruid, Edinburgh

The Scots Pairlament wis estaiblisht in 1999 for tae debate maiters an mak laws for Scotland. It is made up o 129 electit bodies that’s kent as Members o the Scots Pairlament or MSPs. MSPs is electit wi a kind o proportional representation cried the Addeetional Member Seestem. Awbody haes twa votes and awbody is representit bi aicht MSPs (ane constituency MSP an seiven regional MSPs).

Composeetion o the Scots PairlamentEedit

The Scots Pairlament, Halyruid

The Pairlament elects fae amang its members its Preses (Presiding Officer in the Ingles) tae preside ower the gaitherins o the Pairlament. It elects the First Meenister o Scotland as weel.

Relatit airticlesEedit


  1. a b "Nicola Sturgeon rules out coalition after 'emphatic' win for SNP". BBC News. BBC. 6 Mey 2016. Retrieved 6 Mey 2016.
  2. "Scottish Elections (Dates) Act 2016" (PDF). Scottish Parliament. 30 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 6 Mey 2016.
  4. "Your Scots Pairlament" (PDF). Scots Pairlament. Retrieved 5 September 2020.

Fremmit airtinsEedit