Programme for Government

The Programme for Government is published every year at the beginning of September and sets out the actions we will take in the coming year and beyond.

It includes the legislative programme for the next parliamentary year to drive forward change across all levels of society.

Protecting Scotland’s Future

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled ‘Protecting Scotland’s Future’, the Government’s Programme for Scotland 2019-20, setting out the progressive actions we will take to make our country the best place in the world to grow up, learn, work and live in.


Bills for introduction in 2019-20

Animal Health and Welfare (Amendment) Bill Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) Bill
Budget Bill Good Food Nation Bill
Circular Economy Bill Hate Crime Bill
Civil Partnership Bill Heat Networks Bill
Continuity Bill Redress (Survivors of In Care Abuse) Bill
Defamation and Malicious Publication Bill Rural Support Bill
UEFA European Championship Bill Transient Visitor Levy Bill