3 THE SCOTSMAN Saturday 11 May 2019 SCOTSMAN. COM @ THESCOTSMAN 1999 Parliament presented its report, “Shaping Scotland’s Parliament”, in December. This proposed the key principles of the Parliament and suggested how it should work. between Labour and Liberal Democrats. The first meeting of the Parliament took place on 12 May with Sir David Steel elected as the first Presiding Officer. The Parliament was opened by Her Majesty The Queen on THE FIRST SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT ELECTION The first elections to the Scottish Parliament were held on 6 May. The results led to the formation of a coalition government SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT AT 20 Katrine Bussey ‘ T 0 A
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