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Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence in Edinburgh

11 September 2015

The Scottish Affairs Committee is taking evidence in Edinburgh for its work of the Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry.

The session is open to the public and audience members are able to discuss the evidence heard during the session with members of the Committee.  


Monday 14 September, Augustine United Church, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL, Scotland

At 9.40am 

  • Ross Martin, CEO, SCDI
  • Jenny Hogan, Director of Policy, Scottish Renewables 
  • Alastair Sim, Director, Universities Scotland
  • Garry Clark, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Scottish Chambers of Commerce

At 10.20am

  • Keith Dryburgh, Policy Manager, Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Sarah Beattie-Smith, Manager, Consumer Futures Scotland Manager, Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Stephen Boyd, Assitant Secretary, Scottish Trade Union Council
  • Ruchir Shah, Policy Manager, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

At 11am

  • Tanith Muller, Policy and Campaigns Manager – Scotland, Parkinson’s UK
  • Susan Hunter, Senior Development Officer, Policy and Research, YouthLink Scotland
  • Lorna Kettles, Research Advisor, Scottish Women’s Convention

Purpose of session

The Committee hears from three panels of expert witnesses covering topics including the Scottish economy, benefits, the needs of Scottish businesses and the university sector in Scotland.

Submitting written evidence

Please read the terms of reference: work of the Scottish Affairs Committee to submit evidence to the inquiry.

Evidence can be submitted via:

Further information 

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