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Promoting Scots

From the Scots Language Society and Scots Language Dictionaries Ltd. to community groups such as Shetland ForWirds and the Strath Isla Scots Spickers ― explore the organisations which exist to further the interests of the Scots language and its speakers. read more

Politics & Parliament

From activists to MSPs and political parties ― explore the range of public discourse arguing for more recognition of and support for the Scots more

Parliamentary Questions

In the Scottish Parliament, parliamentary questions can be asked in oral or written fo read more

Party Manifestos

Broken down by election year (2016, 2011, 2007, 2003, 1999), this section sets out the differ read more

Parliamentary Motions

In the Scottish Parliament, parliamentary motions are used by MSPs as a device to initiate de read more


From the European Charter, draft strategies and the Ministerial Working Group to the 2011 Census , explore initiatives supporting Scots language.
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