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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

Electoral Commission gives evidence to Scottish Affairs Committee
MPs examine issues relating to recent elections in Scotland
2 November 2011
Glasgow visit: Crown Estate and Family Return Project
On Monday 31 October from 1.30pm in The Banqueting Hall at Glasgow City Chambers
27 October 2011
Secretary of State for Scotland questioned
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 19 October 2011
14 October 2011
Parliament Week in Scotland: Stirling
All-day event looking at the work of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee (am) and Parliament's scrutiny of Bills (pm).
14 October 2011
Referendum On Separation For Scotland Terms of Reference
The Committee launches two new inquiries relating to a potential referendum on Separation for Scotland.
12 October 2011
MPs visit Isle of Tiree and the Western Isles
Scottish Affairs Committee visit in connection with Crown Estate inquiry
19 September 2011
MPs to hold Tiree community drop-in session
Scottish Affairs Committee members visit Tiree and Western Isles as part of Crown Estate inquiry
12 September 2011
MPs urge government to address Scottish student visa concerns
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on the student immigration system in Scotland
26 July 2011
MPs take evidence from Scottish Secretary Michael Moore MP
Scottish Affairs Committee examines Scotland Office Annual Report
13 July 2011
Crown Estate inquiry: further call for evidence
The Scottish Affairs Committee invites further views on the Crown Estate regarding community dividends
12 July 2011
Committee announce visit to Scottish Highlands and Islands
The Scottish Affairs Committee is to visit the Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and Caithness
17 June 2011
Future of Ministry of Defence estate in Scotland
Defence Secretary gives evidence to Scottish Affairs Committee
24 May 2011
Committee launches new inquiry into the Crown Estate in Scotland
The Crown Estate Commissioners (CEC) are a public body responsible for the management of the Crown properties and property rights known as the Crown Estate.
12 May 2011
MPs take evidence on student immigration system in Scotland
Scottish Affairs Committee in Aberdeen for university hearing
4 April 2011
Inquiry into Health and Safety in Scotland, terms of reference
The Committee welcomes submissions on all aspects of health and safety in Scotland
4 April 2011
MPs visit organisations in Inverness
The Scottish Affairs Committee meets organisations in Inverness to discuss the Crown Estate in Scotland
24 March 2011
Scottish Affairs Committee publishes report on the Scotland Bill
Committee supports aims of Bill but calls for increased transparency of financial calculations
21 March 2011
New Inquiry Announced on The Student Immigration System and Scotland
Submissions by Friday 25 March 2011
7 March 2011
Scotland Bill evidence session
Scottish Secretary appears before committee
16 February 2011
Report on UK Border Agency and Glasgow City Council
Scottish Affairs Committee releases findings
10 February 2011
Total results 426 (page 20 of 22)