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Scottish Affairs Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Scottish Affairs Committee scrutinises the expenditure, administration and policies of the Scotland Office, and its associated bodies. The Committee also examines the wider UK Government, to assess policies and legislation that lead to direct impacts on Scotland. It is chaired by Pete Wishart MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsScotAffs

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please visit committees before 2020, inquiries before 2020 or publications before 2020.

Committee news

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Academics questioned on Scottish university research
The Scottish Affairs Committee examines the position of Scottish university research within the wider UK research landscape
23 November 2020
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Government Ministers to give evidence on Internal Market Bill
UK and Scottish Government Ministers to give evidence on the Internal Market Bill
16 November 2020
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Questions over Scottish Universities’ funding sustainability to be answered by Scottish Funding Council
Committee to question senior figures at Scotland’s premier research education funding body
9 November 2020
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Members of the public present ideas to the Scottish Affairs Committee
My Scottish Affairs 2020: Committee to hear inquiry ideas
2 November 2020
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Covid has had a huge impact on key Scottish sectors
Committee publish their report Coronavirus and Scotland
22 October 2020
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Scottish students and staff focus of Scottish Affairs session
Scottish Affairs Committee hears from Scottish student unions on student experience during the pandemic
19 October 2020
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Specialist Adviser vacancy for welfare policy in Scotland inquiry
Scottish Affairs Committee invites applications from individuals for the role of Specialist Adviser
15 October 2020
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MPs to probe welfare in Scotland
Committee launches its inquiry into the impact of welfare reform in Scotland
14 October 2020
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Scottish university representatives questioned on sector funding challenges
Scottish Affairs Committee examines the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on universities
6 October 2020
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Problem drug use: Scottish Affairs Committee holds round table discussion to hear views on Government’s response
Scottish Affairs Committee holds round table discussion on the Government’s response to its report on drug use in Scotland
25 September 2020
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Scottish Secretary to discuss covid impact on Scotland and Whitehall-Holyrood relations
Committee to question Alister Jack on the state of intergovernmental relations and lessons learned during the coronavirus pandemic
11 September 2020
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Scottish healthcare sector reps to be quizzed by Committee
Committee to explore UK and Scottish Governments' handling of care homes, testing and PPE, in the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak
7 September 2020
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Problem drug use in Scotland: Government response published
Government response to Committee's inquiry into problem drug use in Scotland published
7 September 2020
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Scottish fishing industry to give evidence on effect of Covid-19
Scottish Affairs Committee continues its Coronavirus and Scotland inquiry
3 September 2020
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MPs open probe into future of Scotland's universities
Scottish Affairs Committee launches inquiry into Universities and Scotland
5 August 2020
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Coronavirus having ‘profound impact on devolution', say MPs
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes interim report on intergovernmental working during the coronavirus pandemic
23 July 2020
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Scottish Affairs Committee wants your inquiry ideas
Scottish Affairs Committee will embark on an engagement mission that will see the ideas and concerns of the public in Scotland become an inquiry
8 July 2020
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Oil and gas industry represenatives questioned on post-COVID plans
Scottish Affairs Committee examines the impact of the coronavirus crisis and the collapse of energy prices
3 July 2020
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Economic and fiscal experts questioned on impacts of coronavirus
Scottish Affairs Committee examines the impact of covid on Scotland's strategic sectors
1 July 2020
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Scottish food and drink sector set to lay out coronavirus impact to Scottish Affairs Committee
MPs to take evidence from Scotland's food and drink sector
22 June 2020
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