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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

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Committee news

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MPs hear evidence on the referendum on separation for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee questions Jeremy Purvis, Reform Scotland
22 June 2012
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Committee takes evidence on the referendum on separation for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee questions witnesses on what a possible Scottish Defence Force might look like
20 June 2012
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Current separation referendum question "biased" says Scottish Affairs Committee
MPs publish interim report into referendum on separation for Scotland
8 May 2012
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Polling and research consultants questioned on separation for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee questions experts in market research and opinion polling
18 April 2012
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Referendum On Separation For Scotland: Unanswered Questions
The Scottish Affairs Committee has identified six key issues on which it wishes to invite written submissions
27 March 2012
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Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Scottish referendum
Three panels of witnesses give oral evidence
21 March 2012
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Report on the Crown Estate in Scotland published
MPs warn on "major issues" in Crown Estate Commissioner's management of marine and coastal assets
19 March 2012
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MPs to hear from senior economists and AV campaigners
Scottish Affairs Committee take evidence on Scottish referendum
14 March 2012
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Report launched: The Crown Estate in Scotland
The Committee launches its report on Monday 19 March, at the Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness
8 March 2012
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Pollsters questioned on referendum on separation for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee holds fourth evidence session of inquiry
7 March 2012
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Session in Edinburgh on the referendum on separation for Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee questions academics and legal experts
27 February 2012
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MPs hear from Secretary of State for Scotland on separation
Scottish Affairs Committee take evidence
22 February 2012
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Unanswered questions on separation set out in new report
Questions will form the basis of major inquiry over coming months
15 February 2012
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Scottish Affairs Committee Sets Out Upcoming Programme Of Work
Wednesday 8 February, the Commons Scottish Affairs Committee determined its forthcoming programme of hearings and enquiries.
8 February 2012
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MPs hear from Scottish power companies and the regulator
Scottish Affairs Committee holds its second evidence session on A Robust Grid for 21st Century Scotland
8 February 2012
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A Robust Grid for 21st Century Scotland, terms of reference
Scottish Affairs Committee announce new inquiry
12 January 2012
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Scottish Secretary gives evidence on the Crown Estate in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee also hears from Economic Secretary Chloe Smith
14 December 2011
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Edinburgh evidence session: Crown Estate in Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Monday 12 December 2011
8 December 2011
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Glasgow visit: Health and Safety in Scotland
The Scottish Affairs Committee holds a session in Glasgow for its inquiry into Health and Safety in Scotland
1 December 2011
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Electoral Commission gives evidence to Scottish Affairs Committee
MPs examine issues relating to recent elections in Scotland
2 November 2011
Total results 425 (page 19 of 22)