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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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Cancel the bedroom tax past as well as future
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on bedroom tax
21 March 2014
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MPs call for open books on land ownership
The Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its report into land reform
20 March 2014
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Reality gap on higher education and research must be closed
The Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its report on higher education
16 March 2014
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Blacklist the Blacklisters, say Scottish Affairs Committee
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes its report on blacklisting in employment
14 March 2014
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Minister meets Committee to discuss bedroom tax burden
The Scottish Affairs Committee meets the Scottish Minister on Monday 10 February 2014
10 March 2014
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MPs meet unions to discuss zero-hours contracts
The Scottish Affairs Committee meets unions in Dundee on Monday 10 March 2014
10 March 2014
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Crown Estate running “Scotland’s foreshore and seabed for UK Treasury”
Scottish Affairs Committee report says devolution to over-centralising Edinburgh not enough
7 March 2014
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MPs take further evidence on land reform in Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee holds further land reform session on Tuesday 4 March 2014
4 March 2014
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The impact of separation on financial services in Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee will take evidence on Wednesday 26 February 2014
26 February 2014
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MPs to question unions on zero-hours contracts
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 25 February 2014
24 February 2014
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Scottish Government should meet all bedroom tax charges
The Scottish Affairs Committee met in West Lothian and Falkirk on Monday 10 February 2014
13 February 2014
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Misuse of Zero Hours Contracts must be tackled
The Scottish Affairs Committee has heard that some companies are using “zero hours” contracts when there is not a justifiable business need, leading to unnecessary insecurity
13 February 2014
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MPs question Scottish land agents on land markets
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 12 February at 2.30pm
12 February 2014
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Committee discuss bedroom tax burden in West Lothian and Falkirk
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence in West Lothian on Monday 10 February 2014
7 February 2014
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Committee in Falkirk to discuss impact of zero hours contracts
On Monday 10 February the Scottish Affairs Committee will be visiting Falkirk
7 February 2014
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Scottish Government always had powers to lift bedroom tax burden
Appearing before the Scottish Affairs Committee, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, David Mundell MP gives evidence
5 February 2014
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Minister questioned on higher education in a separate Scotland
Committee to question Minister on the implications of separation on higher education, science and research in Scotland
3 February 2014
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Funding of higher education and research in separate Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee hold evidence session on Wednesday 29 January
28 January 2014
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Academics questioned on land reform in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee holds evidence session on Tuesday 28 January 2014 on land reform
27 January 2014
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MPs take evidence on major new labour agreements
Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from: Unite The Union, GMT and UCATT
20 January 2014
Total results 426 (page 14 of 22)