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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

Committee news

Scottish renewables progress hampered by grid connection charges
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes renewable energy in Scotland report
17 September 2021
Channel 4’s privatisation under the spotlight by MPs
Committee to take evidence from Channel 4
16 September 2021
Do City Region Deals and Growth Deals fulfil ‘levelling up’ ambition in Scotland?
Scottish Affairs Committee holds a one-off evidence session on the objectives, progress and delivery of City Region Deals and Growth Deals
2 September 2021
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Scottish Affairs Committee seeks Specialist Adviser for its Defence in Scotland: military personnel and estate inquiry
30 July 2021
What impact will the UK’s changing defence priorities have on investment, employment and communities in Scotland?
Scottish Affairs Committee launches new inquiry into Defence in Scotland: Military Personnel and Estate
30 July 2021
After a turbulent year for airports, MPs launch inquiry exploring the impact covid-19 has had on Scottish airports
The Scottish Affairs Committee launches an inquiry on airports in Scotland
26 July 2021
BBC's commitment to Scotland – amid shortfall in spending on programmes made in Scotland – to be discussed with MPs
Committee to hear from BBC Scotland on the current media landscape in Scotland
16 July 2021
Urgent consultation on UK Shared Prosperity Fund needed amid concerns over Scottish funding levels and priority areas
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and Scotland
9 July 2021
Renewables inquiry wrapped up with evidence session with Energy Minister
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Energy Minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan
8 July 2021
MPs to hear from unions on potential for renewable energy jobs in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee hears from trades unions
2 July 2021
MPs visit Orkney to see islands’ strengths in renewable energy
The Scottish Affairs Committee visits Orkney for its Renewable Energy in Scotland inquiry
24 June 2021
Devolution of welfare working well but good working relationship is crucial
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on welfare policy in Scotland
23 June 2021
Scottish Affairs and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees lead cross-Committee COP26 scrutiny session 
‘Committee on COP26’ explore whether Glasgow is ready to host the UK’s largest ever summit
21 June 2021
How can renewable energy targets be met in Scotland?
Renewable energy sector and Ofgem to face Scottish Affairs Committee
10 June 2021
MPs conclude that this is a crunch time for Scottish universities
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on Universities and Scotland
28 May 2021
Academics and experts questioned on renewable energy in Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee examines employment, funding and power distribution in renewable energy in Scotland
24 May 2021
Lord Dunlop and Michael Gove questioned on the Dunlop Review
Four select committees hold a joint evidence session
18 May 2021
Jack to face Scottish Affairs Committee questions
Mr Jack’s appearance before the Committee will be his first since the 6 May Holyrood elections
11 May 2021
Vacancy: Specialist Adviser for renewable energy in Scotland inquiry
The House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee is inviting applications from individuals for the role of Specialist Adviser to the Scottish Affairs Committee for its inquiry into renewable energy in Scotland
22 April 2021
Scottish fisheries focus of Scottish Affairs session
Committee to examine the impact of Brexit for Scottish fisheries
20 April 2021
Total results 273 (page 1 of 14)