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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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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
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Correspondence with USC and Sports Direct representatives published
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes correspondence regarding Mike Ashley giving evidence
5 March 2015
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USC and Sports Direct executives called to give evidence
Scottish Affairs Committee is particularly interested in the organisation's use of zero hours contracts
19 February 2015
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Former CEO David Smith questioned on City Link collapse
Scottish Affairs Committee hears from former Chief Executive after 2500 UK job losses
10 February 2015
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Issues facing businesses and residents of Scottish border regions scrutinised
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence in Galashiels for Our Borderlands - Our Future inquiry
5 February 2015
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Ernst & Young questioned on City Link administration
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Hunter Kelly, City Link Administrator
3 February 2015
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Rio Tinto Alcan questioned on land reform in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from David Ian Jones
3 February 2015
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Secretary of State questioned on Smith Commission proposals
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Alistair Carmichael MP on proposals for further devolution to Scotland
2 February 2015
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Better Capital founder questioned on City Link collapse
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Jon Moulton
27 January 2015
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Langholm visit for Our Borderlands - Our Future inquiry
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from three panels of witnesses
23 January 2015
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Financial impact of land ownership system in Scotland scrutinised
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Global Witness, HMRC and ICAS
20 January 2015
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Committee meets City Link employees and sub-contractors in Glasgow
The Scottish Affairs Committee organises meeting after collapse of City Link
8 January 2015
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Secretary of State on further devolution to Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Alistair Carmichael MP on Smith Commission proposals
16 December 2014
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Lord Smith questioned on further devolution to Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Smith Commission report, post-referendum
3 December 2014
Total results 426 (page 12 of 22)