Social Security Committee


About The Committee

The role of the Committee is to scrutinise the Scottish Government’s policies and expenditure in relation to the below matters:

List: new and existing Scottish social security powers; New and existing benefits; UK Government welfare policy.

Committee Meetings

12th Social Security Committee Meeting

Date: 12th Meeting, Thursday 25 May 2017

Location: The David Livingstone Room (CR6)

Decision on taking business in private

The two child limit in tax credits and universal credit

The two child limit in tax credits and universal credit - review of evidence

The Official Report for this meeting is due for publication by 6pm on 29 May 2017

Current Business

Committee Reports


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Clerk to the Committee: Simon Watkins

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Telephone: 0131 348 5228

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