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Chamber and committees

Economy and Fair Work Committee

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

  • the Scottish Government’s economic policy and strategy
  • employment, procurement, investment and trade policies
  • support for business, industry, tourism and manufacturing
  • broadband connectivity and the digital economy
  • the Scottish National Investment Bank

Next meeting

21st Meeting, 2022

Agenda: Declaration of interests, Decision on taking business in private, Subordinate legislation, Subordinate legislation, Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-24, Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-24, UK Infrastructure Bank Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

09:30am, 28 September 2022

T1.60-CR4 The Clerk Maxwell Room

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Anne Peat, the Clerk for the committee.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Twitter: @SP_Economy

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

Members

Members of the Economy and Fair Work Committee

Current Members

Baker, Claire

Claire Baker

Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Beattie, Colin

Colin Beattie

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Midlothian North and Musselburgh (Constituency)

Chapman, Maggie

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Halcro Johnston, Jamie

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Hyslop, Fiona

Fiona Hyslop

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Linlithgow (Constituency)

MacDonald, Gordon

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Edinburgh Pentlands (Constituency)

Simpson, Graham

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Smyth, Colin

Colin Smyth

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Thomson, Michelle

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Falkirk East (Constituency)

Substitute Members

Mason, John

John Mason

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Shettleston (Constituency)

Smith, Liz

Liz Smith

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Sweeney, Paul

Paul Sweeney

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Registers of Scotland backlog

Follow-up letter from Mr J Keith Robertson to the Convener, 31 August 2022

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Review of the skills delivery landscape

Letter from the Minister of Higher Education, Further Education and Youth Employment and Training, 31 August 2022

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Just Transition - Response from the Scottish Government

Letter from the Minister for Just Transition, Employment and Fair Work. 30 August 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Registers of Scotland

Meeting date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Broadband Connectivity

Meeting date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Town Centres and Retail, Subordinate Legislation

Reports

Committee reports

16 June 2022

Subordinate legislation considered by the Economy and Fair Work Committee on 15 June 2022

A report recommending to the Parliament that the Registers of Scotland (Information and Access, etc.) Miscellaneous Amendment Order 2022 be approved.

26 May 2022

Annual Report of the Economy and Fair Work Committee for 2021/22

A report on the work of the Economy and Fair Work Committee for the period 13 May 2021 to 12 May 2022.

28 April 2022

Scotland's Supply Chain

A report by the Economy and Fair Work Committee following its inquiry into Scotland's supply chains.

Remit

To consider and report on matters relating to the economy falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy.