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Scots Pairlament
Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (Gaelic)
Scottish Parliament (Inglis)
5t Scots Pairlament
Coat o Airms o Scots Pairlament
Type Unicameral
Founded 12 Mey 1999 (1999-05-12)
Presidin Officer Ken Macintosh
Since 12 Mey 2016
First Meenister Nicola Sturgeon, SNP
Since 20 November 2014
Opposeetion Pairty Leaders Ruth Davidson, Conservative
Kezia Dugdale, Labour
Patrick Harvie, Green
Willie Rennie, Leeberal Democrats
Seats 129
Scots Pairlament Political groups

Govrenment (63)[1]

  •      SNP (63)

Opposeetion (65)[1]

Presidin Officer

  •      PO (1)
Scots Pairlament Committees
Scots Pairlament Voting system Additional Member System
Scots Pairlament Last election 5 Mey 2016
Scots Pairlament Next election 6 Mey 2021[2]
Meetin place
Debatin Chamber, Scots Pairlament Biggin
Scots Pairlament Biggin, Halyruid, Edinburgh
Flag of Scotland.svg
Politics o Scotland
Scots Pairlament
Scots Executive
First Meenister
Laird Advocate
Soleecitor General
Comeessioners tae Pairlament (CSPs)
Local govrenment
Poleetical pairties
UK Pairlament
Scotland Office
Secretar o State for Scotland

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 by 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 by Scots ceetizens.

The're 129 Commeesioners tae the Scots Pairlament (CSPs) the nou. CSPs is waled by a seestem o proportional representation, the Addeetional Member Seestem (AMS). 73 Comeesioners is waled in indiveedual constituencies, an 56 is waled frae regional pairty leets (7 CSPs the piece frae aicht regions).

Composeetion o the Scots Pairlament[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Scots Pairlament, Halyruid

The Pairlament wales frae amang its members its Preses (Presiding Officer in the Ingles) tae preside ower the gaitherins o the Pairlament. It wales the First Meenister o Scotland forby.

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Fitmerks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nicola Sturgeon rules out coalition after 'emphatic' win for SNP". BBC News. BBC. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  2. "Scottish Elections (Dates) Act 2016" (PDF). Scottish Parliament. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  3. Maugre o the pairlament itsel uisin Scottish (1, 2, 3), maist ilka cuif kens that the Scots for the Ingles Scottish is Scots. Sin this is the Scots Wikipedie sicna "linguistic mixter–maxter" isna uised here.

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