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

20th Social Security Committee Meeting

Date: 20th Meeting, Thursday 26 October 2017

Location: The Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

Decision on taking business private

Social Security (Scotland) Bill - evidence

Social Security (Scotland) Bill - evidence review (in private)

Draft Budget Scrutiny 2018-19 (possibly in private)

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Monday 30 October 2017.

Current Business

Committee Reports

2nd Report, 2017 (Session 5): Annual Report

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Committee Reports

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Committee Reports

Contact the Committee

Clerk to the Committee: Simon Watkins

Email address:

Telephone: 0131 348 5228

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