Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee


About The Committee

The remit of the Committee covers topics such as:

List: the rules and procedures for how the Scottish Parliament operates; The rules on how MSPs should behave, including what interests they should register; Whether MSPs have followed these rules; What should be in the Code of Conduct for MSPs; Appointments to public bodies in Scotland and regulation of lobbying.

Committee Meetings

8th Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee Meeting 2017

Date: 8th Meeting, Thursday 23 March 2017

Location: the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4).

Cross-Party Group

Cross-Party Group - approval

Scotland Act 2016 (in private)

Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 (in private)

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6pm on 27 March 2017

Minutes of meeting 23 March 2017 (45KB pdf) 

Current Business

Committee Reports

3rd Report, 2017 (Session 5): Complaint against Kenneth Gibson MSP

2nd Report, 2017 (Session 5): Acting Conveners

2016 Reports

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Contact the Committee

Clerk to the Committee:
Dougie Wands 

Email address:

Telephone number: 0131 348 6924

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