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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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Secretary of State for Scotland questioned on work of Scotland Office
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from David Mundell on Wednesday 14 October 2015
6 October 2015
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Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence in Edinburgh
Scottish Affairs Committee hears evidence on its programme of work on Monday 14 September
11 September 2015
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MPs examine Government’s proposals for English Votes for English Laws
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on proposed English MP's veto on English legislation
7 September 2015
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Committee examines Scotland Office and English Votes for English Laws
Scottish Affairs Committee holds sessions n English Votes for English Laws, and the work of the Scotland Office
18 August 2015
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Committee agrees its autumn programme
Scottish Affairs Committee agrees visits to Edinburgh and Dundee
23 July 2015
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Committee to look at creative industries in Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee launches an inquiry into the creative industries in Scotland
17 July 2015
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Committee seeks views on programme of work
Scottish Affairs Committee seeks the public's views on its 2015-2020 programme of work
10 July 2015
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Pete Wishart elected as Chair
Chair of Scottish Affairs Committee announced
17 June 2015
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Scottish Affairs Committee: Chair nominations close
Pete Wishart as the sole candidate nominated will therefore be elected as Chair
10 June 2015
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Chair nominations for Scottish Affairs Committee
Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 10 June
4 June 2015
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General Election 2015 - Scottish Affairs Committee
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 30 March 2015, all select committees have ceased to exist
30 March 2015
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Scottish Affairs Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2010-15
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2010-15 Parliament
30 March 2015
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Unilateral blacklisting compensation scheme an "act of bad faith"
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its final blacklisting report
27 March 2015
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Borderlands need a better deal
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its report, Our Borderlands - Our Future
26 March 2015
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Provision and maintenance of telecommunications infrastructure in rural Scotland inadequate
Scottish Affairs Committee questioned business leaders and regulator on telecommunications in rural Scotland
25 March 2015
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Sports Direct Chairman and administrators of USC clothing company questioned
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on employment practices and zero hours contracts
25 March 2015
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Current company insolvency system too heavily skewed
Scottish Affairs and Business, Innovation and Skills Committees publish City Link crash report
23 March 2015
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Further correspondence on Mike Ashley's attendance at Parliament
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes further correspondence with representatives of Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley
19 March 2015
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Business leaders and regulator questioned on telecommunications in rural Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee holds one-off session on telecommunications in rural areas of Scotland
18 March 2015
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Smith Agreement "best of both worlds" for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its report on Implementation of the Smith Agreement
10 March 2015
Total results 419 (page 11 of 21)