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Chamber and committees

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

  • the Scottish Government’s EU and international policy
  • the constitution including policy on the UK’s exit from the EU
  • culture, including the creative industries

Find out more about new constitutional arrangements which have emerged as the UK has left the European Union.

Next meeting

Meeting details are not yet available. They will be published here in due course.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact James Johnston, the Clerk for the committee.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5215 Find out about call charges.

Twitter: @SP_CEEAC

If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

Members

Members of the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Current Members

Clare Adamson

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Donald Cameron

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Constituency)

Sarah Boyack

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Jenni Minto

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Argyll and Bute (Constituency)

Mark Ruskell

Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Substitute Members

Claire Baker

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Graeme Dey

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Angus South (Constituency)

Graham Simpson

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Section 35 Order in relation to the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Letter to Rt Hon Alister Jack MP Secretary of State for Scotland - Section 35 Order in relation to the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, 19 January 2023.

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Letter from Minister Neil Gray MSP in relation to the Resettlement Scheme MS Ambition

Letter from Minister Neil Gray MSP with special responsibility for Refugees from Ukraine about the Ukraine Resettlement – MS Ambition, 12 January 2023.

Official Reports

Reports

Remit

There shall be a committee, the remit of which is to consider and report on the following (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A)—

  • the Scottish Government’s EU and external affairs policy
  • policy in relation to the UK’s exit from the EU
  • the international activities of the Scottish Administration, including international development
  • any other matter falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture and any matter relating to inter-governmental relations within the responsibility of the Deputy First Minister.