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Last Updated: Wednesday, 7 May, 2003, 11:57 GMT 12:57 UK
In Pictures: MSPs sworn in
Scottish socialist Rosie Kane
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Scottish socialist Rosie Kane's hand declares: "My oath is to the people."
Socialist MSP Colin Fox
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Socialist MSP Colin Fox insisted on singing Burns' "A Man's A Man for A' That"
Socialist leader Tommy Sheridan
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Socialist leader Tommy Sheridan raises a clenched fist in defiance at the oath.
Green MSP Robin Harper
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Green MSP Robin Harper declared that he believed in the "sovereignty of the people".
Labour leader Jack McConnell
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Labour leader Jack McConnell repeated the traditional oath.
Lib Dem leader Jim Wallace
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Lib Dem leader Jim Wallace is admitted to the new parliament.
SNP leader John Swinney
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SNP leader John Swinney said his party's loyalty was "to the people of Scotland".
Tory leader David McLetchie
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Tory leader David McLetchie goes through the process of swearing in.






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