Lobbying (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage 1 scrutiny by the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

This page covers the consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 only. 

The Bill and accompanying documents, together with supporting information can be read on the Lobbying (Scotland) Bill webpage.

Timetable

The Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 on 4 February 2016.

Read the Official Report

Watch the video

Stage 3 of the Bill was completed on 10 March 2016.

Evidence

Call for written views

The Committee issued a call for written views on 30 October 2015. The closing date for submissions was 30 November 2015.

Read the call for views

Read the submissions received

Oral Evidence

The Committee took evidence at its meeting on 12 and 19 November 2015.

Read the papers and official reports 

Work By Other Committees

The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee published its report on the Bill at Stage 1 on 2 December 2015.

Report

The Committee published its report on 15 December 2015. 

The Committee received a response to its report from the Scottish Government on 27 January 2016.

Debate

The debate on the Lobbying (Scotland) Bill took place on 7 January 2016

Read the Official Report 

Watch the debate

Additional Information

Stage 2

Stage 2 of the Bill is now complete.

The Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 on 4 February 2016.

Read the Official Report

Watch the video

Stage 3

The Scottish Government wrote to the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee in advance of Stage 3 proceedings.

 

Contact: for further information on the work of the Committee you can contact the Clerks on 0131 348 6924 or by e-mail at: sppa.committee@scottish.parliament.uk