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Podcasts from the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. Subscribe to listen to First Minister's Questions (FMQs) and other content.

Podcasts from the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. Subscribe to listen to First Minister's Questions (FMQs) and other content.
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Podcasts from the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. Subscribe to listen to First Minister's Questions (FMQs) and other content.

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First Minister’s Questions (FMQs) - 15th November 2018

11/15/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 15th of November 2018.

Duration:00:45:45

Festival of Politics - Living Outside the EU

11/13/2018
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A recording from the Festival of Politics session titled "Living Outside the EU". Though the UK’s future relationship with the EU is still to be determined, countries such as Norway, Iceland and Canada’s relationships with the EU provide an insight into our future. Join Chair Ann Packard, Hon. Fellow RIAS, and panellists including Jill Rutter, The Institute for Government; and Lesley Riddoch, Nordic Horizons and author of McSmorgasbord; What post Brexit Scotland can learn from the Nordics,...

Duration:00:40:40

Motion of Remembrance - 8th November 2018

11/8/2018
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On Thursday 8th November, party leaders at the Scottish Parliament spoke to a Motion of Remembrance. On Sunday, 11th November 2018, as part of the national commemorations to mark the 100 anniversary of the Armistice, the names of all those who died serving on behalf of Scotland in the First World War will be projected onto the Scottish Parliament building. The illumination – THEIR NAME LIVETH – will honour the 134,712 men and women listed in the Scottish National War Memorial Roll of...

Duration:00:28:50

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 8th November 2018

11/8/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 8th of November 2018.

Duration:00:45:50

Festival of Politics - Youthquake

11/6/2018
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A recording from the Festival of Politics session titled "Youthquake". “Youthquake,” was the Oxford Dictionary word of 2017. From youth campaigners on Brexit, Scottish Independence and Jeremy Corbyn’s rise – young people appear more politically engaged than ever. Join chair Laura Hood, Politics Editor, The Conversation, and panellists Dr. Benjamin Bowman, Manchester Centre for Youth Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University; Zanib Ahmad MSYP; Professor Paul Whiteley, Professor of...

Duration:01:29:40

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 1st November 2018

11/2/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 1st of November 2018.

Duration:00:49:22

Festival of Politics - What does Gender Equality Look Like?

10/30/2018
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A recording from the Festival of Politics session titled "What does Gender Equality Look Like?" The World Economic Forum predicted that the gender pay gap will end – but not till 2095. Join panellists Melanie Reid, The Times; Emma Ritch, Engender; Suki Wan MSYP, Chair, Scottish Youth Parliament; and Professor Lesley Yellowlees, Professor of Inorganic electrochemistry, University of Edinburgh and Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellow, to discuss their personal experiences of gender equality from...

Duration:00:50:11

First Minister’s Questions (FMQs) - 25th of October 2018

10/25/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 25th of October 2018.

Duration:00:47:42

Festival of Politics - Jamie Greene MSP: LGBT and the military

10/23/2018
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Following our Festival of Politics event about LGBT personnel in the military we asked Jamie Greene MSP, as chair, to talk us through the the discussion - as well as speak to us more generally about LGBT+ issues in Scotland and about his work as founder and co-chair of the Scottish Parliament's LGBT+ cross-party group.

Duration:00:11:26

Cathy McCulloch - Scotland’s Futures Forum’s Scotland 2030 Programme

10/16/2018
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Through 20 years of working at the Children’s Parliament, Cathy was uniquely placed to report on how children view Scotland. Generally, children feel that Scotland is doing well in how it delivers services to children, with most children reporting that they feel loved and cared for, while many are also excited by Scotland’s landscape and history. However, the picture is more complex for many of the children the Children’s Parliament work with. For more information, please visit the...

Duration:00:15:03

Karine Polwart - Scotland’s Futures Forum’s Scotland 2030 Programme

10/9/2018
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At the launch of Scotland’s Futures Forum’s Scotland 2030 Programme, singer, songwriter and essayist Karine Polwart tells three imagined news stories from 2030, musing on the effect of automation on human dignity, how the tension between a desire for solitude and the need to stay connected digitally might play out in a country like Scotland, and the power relationships between people as data generators and companies as data analysts in a world where our lives are increasingly defined by...

Duration:00:23:04

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 4th of October 2018

10/4/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 4th of October 2018.

Duration:00:43:13

John P. Mackintosh Memorial Debate 'Where Now for Democracy? - 6th September 2018

10/2/2018
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John P. Mackintosh is widely recognised as one of the most influential political figures of his generation. A highly respected academic, gifted orator and prolific writer, he served from 1966 to 1978 as Labour MP for Berwick and East Lothian and was Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh. This wide ranging discussion, led by a panel of leading figures from political and academic life, considered Mackintosh’s legacy examined some of the contemporary issues and challenges facing...

Duration:01:24:41

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 27th September 2018

9/27/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 27th of September 2018.

Duration:00:45:11

Brexit and public opinion with Professor Sir John Curtice

9/25/2018
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An interview with Professor Sir John Curtice on the public's views on Brexit, followed by a recording of a seminar he delivered in The Scottish Parliament earlier that day.

Duration:00:42:12

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 20th September 2018

9/20/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 20th September 2018.

Duration:00:46:13

A "no-deal" Brexit - trade with EU countries explained

9/14/2018
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This week we're joined by Filippo Fontanelli, Academic Fellow in our research department (SPICe) and Senior Lecturer in International Economic Law at the University of Edinburgh, to examine the potential impact on trade between the UK and EU countries in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit. As with all guest interviewees, their views are their own, and not those of the Scottish Parliament.

Duration:00:21:56

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 13th September 2018

9/13/2018
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First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 13th September 2018

Duration:00:46:08

First Minister's Questions (FMQs) - 6th September 2018

9/6/2018
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The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 6th September 2018.

Duration:00:44:54

Johann Lamont MSP and Brian Whittle MSP - Report on mesh devices - 23rd August 2018

8/23/2018
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Johann Lamont MSP, Convener of the Public Petitions Committee, and Brian Whittle MSP, member of the Committee, both discuss the newly released report on polypropylene mesh medical devices.

Duration:00:13:46