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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

16th Meeting, 2024

Agenda: Work programme

10:00am, 13 June 2024

TG.40-CR1 The Burns Room

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 5971 Find out about call charges.

X (previously known as 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)

Alexander Stewart

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Neil Bibby

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Keith Brown

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Clackmannanshire and Dunblane (Constituency)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Mark Ruskell

Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Substitute Members

Foysol Choudhury

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Pam Gosal

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Ross Greer

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Kevin Stewart

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Aberdeen Central (Constituency)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Glasgow School of Art

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture in relation to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's (SFRS) Investigation Report, 10 June 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Summary Report UK EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Correspondence and summary report from the Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, External Affairs and Culture in relation to UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, 10 June 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Culture Strategy Action Plan progress update

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture providing an update in relation to the Culture Strategy Action Plan, 5th June 2024

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Creative Scotland (Funding for Rein)

Meeting date: Thursday, May 23, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Meeting date: Thursday, May 16, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Office for the Internal Market (Annual Report), National Outcomes

Meeting date: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Meeting date: Thursday, May 2, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Interests, Decision on Taking Business in Private, Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Meeting date: Thursday, March 28, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Interests, Decision on Taking Business in Private, Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Meeting date: Thursday, March 21, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Meeting date: Thursday, March 14, 2024

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Deputy Convener, Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Reports

Remit

To consider and report on the following (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A)—

(a) the Scottish Government’s EU and external affairs policy;

(b) policy in relation to the UK’s exit from the EU;

(c) the international activities of the Scottish Administration, including international development; and

(d) 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.

(e) matters falling within the responsibility of the Minister for Independence.