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

1st Social Security Committee Meeting 2018

Date: 1st Meeting, Thursday 18 January 2018

Location: Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

Decision on taking business in private

Consideration of proposed draft Public Services Reform Order

Consideration of Universal Credit Regulations

Child Poverty Delivery Plan

Consideration of Disability and Carers Benefits Expert Advisory Group Report

Consideration of the Committee's work programme

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Friday 19 January 2018.

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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