Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee
12th Meeting, 2021
- Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
- Session: 6
- Location: www.scottishparliament.tv
- Meeting opened at: 10:00
- Meeting closed at: 11:57
- Published: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:18am
Committee Members Attendees
- Joe FitzPatrick (Convener)
- Maggie Chapman (Deputy Convener)
- Karen Adam (Member)
- Pam Duncan-Glancy (Member)
- Fulton MacGregor (Member)
- Alexander Stewart (Member)
Apologies received from
1 Decision on taking business in private:
The Committee agreed to take item 4 in private.
2 Subordinate legislation:
The Committee considered the following negative instruments—
The Committee agreed to make no recommendations in relation to the instruments.
3 Women's unfair responsibility for unpaid care and domestic work:
The Committee took evidence from—
Satwat Rehman, Chief Executive Officer, One Parent Families Scotland;
Catriona Melville, Policy Engagement and Campaigns Officer, Age Scotland;
Margaret Lance, BEMIS and Ethnic Minority National Resilience Network;
Dr Patrycja Kupiec, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Scotland;
Susie Fitton, Policy Manager, Inclusion Scotland.
4 Women's unfair responsibility for unpaid care and domestic work (In Private):
The Committee considered the evidence it heard under agenda item 3 and agreed to write to the Scottish Government.
5 Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill (In Private):
The Committee considered and agreed its approach to engagement on the Bill at Stage 1.