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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 go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Committee news

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Impact of climate change discussed in Edinburgh
Scottish Affairs Committee visits Edinburgh University to discuss reducing carbon emissions
14 March 2016
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Renewable energy in Orkney examined
Scottish Affairs committee takes evidence in Orkney on local renewable energy schemes
14 March 2016
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Employment Minister questioned on devolved welfare in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee holds one-off evidence session with Rt Hon Priti Patel MP
9 March 2016
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Investor confidence in Scottish renewables discussed by experts
Scottish Affairs Committee examines carbon emission targets and investor confidence in renewable sector
29 February 2016
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Chair and minister discuss post-study work schemes
Scottish Affairs Committee Chair meets Scottish Government minister to discuss work scheme progress
26 February 2016
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Renewable energy in Scotland discussed by leaders and experts
Scottish Affairs Committee examines Government's strategy for supporting Scottish renewables sector
22 February 2016
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Chair responds to Treasury on fiscal framework
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes letters between the chair and the Treasury regarding fiscal framework
15 February 2016
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UK Government must take post-study visa problems seriously
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on post-study work visas
15 February 2016
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Fiscal framework must be true to principles of Smith Commission
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on the fiscal framework
11 February 2016
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Demography of Scotland and the implications for devolution inquiry launched
Scottish Affairs Committee announce inquiry into Scotland’s demographic trends and implications for devolution
5 February 2016
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Chief Secretary to the Treasury questioned on fiscal framework
Scottish Affairs Committee questions Rt Hon Greg Hands on funding powers
29 January 2016
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Renewable energy sector in Scotland inquiry launched
Scottish Affairs inquiry into supporting stable renewables industry and future growth in the sector
26 January 2016
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Deputy First Minister questioned in Perth on Scotland's fiscal framework
Scottish Affairs Committee questions economic experts and John Swinney MSP on fiscal framework
20 January 2016
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Secretary of State explains statement on post-study visas
Scottish Affairs Committee questions Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland
19 January 2016
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More representation needed in Scottish creative industries
Scottish Affairs Committee urge Government to work with Scottish Government to support creative industries
18 January 2016
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Economic experts discuss Scotland’s fiscal framework
The Scottish Affairs Committee discusses Scotland's fiscal framework with economic experts
13 January 2016
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Creative industries in Scotland report - launch event
Scottish Affairs Committee Members hold launch of the Creative industries in Scotland report.
13 January 2016
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Fiscal framework for Scotland inquiry launched
Scottish Affairs Committee announce inquiry into fiscal and funding framework for Scotland
17 December 2015
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Immigration Minister questioned on post-study work schemes for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee questions Minister and other experts on post-study work schemes for Scotland
9 December 2015
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Post-study work schemes evidence in Aberdeen
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from representatives from higher education, industry and trade unions
27 November 2015
Total results 426 (page 10 of 22)