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Chamber and committees

COVID-19 Recovery Committee

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

  • the Scottish Government’s response to COVID-19 and actions to recover from the pandemic
  • Government legislation introduced in response to the pandemic
  • legislation or policies aiming to help Scotland recover from the pandemic
  • how Government departments work together to respond and recover from the pandemic

Next meeting

15th Meeting, 2022

Agenda: COVID-19: communication of public health information, Consideration of evidence

09:00am, 26 May 2022

T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Sigrid Robinson, the Clerk for the committee.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6226 Find out about call charges.

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

Members

Members of the COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Current Members

Brown, Siobhian

Siobhian Brown

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Ayr (Constituency)

Fraser, Murdo

Murdo Fraser

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Fairlie, Jim

Jim Fairlie

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Perthshire South and Kinross-shire (Constituency)

Mason, John

John Mason

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Shettleston (Constituency)

Rowley, Alex

Alex Rowley

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Whittle, Brian

Brian Whittle

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Substitute Members

Baillie, Jackie

Jackie Baillie

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Dumbarton (Constituency)

Gulhane, Sandesh

Dr. Sandesh Gulhane

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

McMillan, Stuart

Stuart McMillan

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Greenock and Inverclyde (Constituency)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Scottish Government Response Excess Deaths in Scotland

Response from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care.

COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Police Scotland's Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill Response

Police Scotland's Response Coronavirus Recovery Bill Response to the Criminal Justice Committee’s Stage 1 of the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Scottish Government Response to Scrutiny Committee Reports on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1

Letter from the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Covid Recovery to the Convener, Criminal, 9 May 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Thursday, April 28, 2022

COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Covid-19 Update, Coronavirus Acts Reports and Subordinate Legislation

Meeting date: Thursday, March 31, 2022

COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1, Ministerial Statement

Reports

Committee reports

13 May 2022

COVID-19 Recovery Committee: Annual Report 2021-22

This report sets out the COVID-19 Recovery Committee's annual report for the parliamentary year from 13 May 2021 to 12 May 2022.

28 April 2022

Subordinate Legislation Considered by the COVID-19 Recovery Committee on 28 April 2022

This report sets out the COVID-19 Recovery Committee's consideration of a Scottish Statutory Instrument (SSI) at its meeting on 28 April 2022.

22 April 2022

Stage 1 Report on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

Stage 1 Report on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill by the COVID-19 Recovery Committee.

Remit

To consider and report on matters relating to COVID-19 falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for COVID Recovery and other Scottish Ministers where relevant, including—

  • Cross government coordination of COVID-19 recovery policies and strategic review
  • the operation of powers under the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act, the Coronavirus Act and any other legislation in relation to the response to COVID-19
  • any secondary legislation arising from the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act
  • and any other legislation or policy in relation to the response to COVID-19.