Underemployment in Scotland



The remit of the Committee's inquiry is into the scale and character of underemployment in Scotland and its short and long-term implications for Scotland’s economy and people.


The Committee took evidence in early 2013 and published its report on Wednesday 17 April 2013.

Report on Underemployment in Scotland


The Committee issued a call for evidence on underemployment in Scotland on Friday 14 December 2012.

Fact-finding visit

Members of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee visited Amazon's Fulfilment Centre in Dunfermline on Tuesday 26 February.

Launch of underemployment report at Edinburgh Napier University


The Committee published its report on Wednesday 17 April 2013:

A summary report is also available:

Responses to the report have been received from:


Katy Orr
Senior Assistant Clerk
Tel: 0131 348 5230


Launch of report on underemployment

Student Emma Cairns and deputy convener Dennis Robertson MSP

Members of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee launched their report on underemployment at Edinburgh Napier University and heard the views of students.

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