Election 2021

The Scottish Parliament is in recess ahead of the election on 6 May.

Because of Covid-19, there are some changes to how the Parliament prepares for the election.

Find out more in our Election 2021 pages

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Bills and laws

Legislative Consent Memorandums

Sometimes the UK Parliament will look at a Bill that affects a “devolved” area. When this happens, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament follow a process called “legislative consent.”

Find out more about legislative consent memorandums