The Week in Holyrood: summer recess

In the latest edition of The Week in Holyrood broadcast on Paisley FM 107.5 on Sunday morning at 7.00am, Parliamentary Editor Charles Fletcher reflects on 20 years of the Scottish Parliament.

Also this week, the latest on the Conservative Party leadership race. And the most curious view of Scotland from network television. All life is here!

This is the last in the current series of The Week in Holyrood. The programme returns after the Scottish Government Summer Recess in September.

A year-long programme is marking 20 years since the creation of the Scottish Parliament.

Designed to showcase the positive impact the Parliament has had on the lives of those living in Scotland over the last two decades, the programme will include the launch of a new public exhibition telling the story of the Parliament; a series of family days; and a national photography competition to find the best images illustrating Holyrood’s 20-year history.

The first elections to the Scottish Parliament were held on 6 May 1999. The first meeting of the Parliament took place on 12 May 1999 with Sir David Steel elected as the first Presiding Officer.

The Parliament was opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 1 July 1999. From that date, the Parliament assumed its power to legislate for Scotland on devolved matters.

The Week in Holyrood with Charles Fletcher, Sunday 30 June 2019, 7.00-8.00am and Catch Up.