Scottish Parliament Visitor Centre (Edinburgh) Reviews
Description:The Scottish Parliament (Scottish Gaelic: PÓrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: Scots Pairlament) is the national unicameral ... more
Scottish Parliament Visitor Centre (Edinburgh) ... legislature of Scotland, in the Holyrood area of the capital Edinburgh. The Parliament, which is informally referred to as "Holyrood" (cf. "Westminster"), is a democratically elected body comprised of 129 members who are known as Members of the Scottish Parliament or MSPs. Members are elected for four year terms under the proportional representation system. As a result, 73 MSPs represent individual geographical constituencies elected by the plurality (first past the post) system, with a further 56 returned from eight additional member regions, each electing seven MSPs.
Newest Review: ... panic, so he had to be scanned individually with a hand held metal detector. This security check was the most exciting bit of the whole visit! You then enter a display area that basically is just one large room. The centre just consists of a lot of wall displays with some inter-active computer screens with information about the Scottish Parliament and the buildings. I suppose if you have a ... more
Customer Scottish Parliament Visitor Centre (Edinburgh) Reviews (1)
by - written on 25/04/01, updated on 25/04/01 (Very useful, 36 readings)
I am sorry but this is the most boring Visitor Centre that I have ever been to. We thought that with the Scottish Parliament still being relatively new this exhibition would be interesting and the literature we had picked up beforehand did make it sound alright. When you enter the centre you are met by a number of members of staff who insist that you place anything metallic in a box before walking through a scanner. The metal buckle on my son’s belt threw the staff into panic, so he had to be scanned individually with a hand held metal detector. This security check was the most exciting bit of the whole visit! You then enter a display ... Read the complete review
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