On 26 October 2016, an independent Commission on Parliamentary Reform was established by the Presiding Officer to look at how the
Scottish Parliament can engage better with the people of Scotland and how its
work can be improved to deliver better scrutiny.
The Commission published its report (1.9MB pdf) on 20 June 2017.
The Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee
is responsible for implementing some of the recommendations that were made by
Further information will be added to this page as the
Committee carries out its scrutiny into these recommendations.
At its meeting on 18 January 2018 the Committee agreed to
write to the Minister for Parliamentary Business on regarding Member’s Bills
and the Minister responded on 7 March 2018.