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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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Defence industry representatives discuss outcome of Scottish Government talks
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Thursday 14 August
13 August 2014
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Committee takes evidence on economic consequences of separate Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence in Edinburgh on Tuesday 5 August
6 August 2014
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No doubt: no currency union, says Scottish Affairs Committee
Scottish Affairs Committee extinguishes the idea of a currency union between the UK and a separate Scotland
21 July 2014
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Union chiefs questioned on blacklisting in employment
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Monday 14 July
14 July 2014
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Committee launches consultation on fairer deal for Scottish Borderlands
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on the Borderlands of Scotland
14 July 2014
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Contractors questioned on future of defence industry
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 8 July
7 July 2014
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Scottish pensions complex, uncosted and uncertain after separation
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on pensions and benefits
7 July 2014
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MPs take evidence on referendum on separation and free speech
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on 2 July
23 June 2014
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Chair of Low Pay Commission questioned on National Minimum Wage
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 25 June
23 June 2014
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Shadow Chancellor questioned on Scottish currency options
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 18 June
16 June 2014
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Claims on EU opt-outs and special deals not credible
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report into Scotland's membership of the EU
27 May 2014
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Scottish Government under pressure to mitigate effects of bedroom tax
The Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its Bedroom Tax: devolving the DHP cap report
20 May 2014
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Direct employment in construction key to stamping out blacklisting
New allegations of blacklisting by international employment agency operating in UK
19 May 2014
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Chancellor questioned on Scottish currency options
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 14 May
14 May 2014
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Committee welcomes responses to March 2013's severe weather
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report into power outages
14 May 2014
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Economic and financial implications of separate Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 May
6 May 2014
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Unscrupulous employers exploiting workers through zero-hours contracts
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on zero hours contracts
14 April 2014
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Ministers questioned on referendum on a separate Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 9 April 2014
8 April 2014
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Chancellor and Shadow Chancellor called for currency union session
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes oral evidence on currency union with a separate Scotland
4 April 2014
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Cancel the bedroom tax past as well as future
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on bedroom tax
21 March 2014
Total results 425 (page 13 of 22)