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Chamber and committees

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

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

  • Scrutinising the Scottish Government’s policies and progress towards meeting climate change targets across all government departments
  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Net zero and circular economy
  • Aspects of environmental policy

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 Peter McGrath, the Clerk for the committee.

 

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6039 Find out about call charges.

Twitter: @SP_NetZero

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

Members

Members of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Current Members

Mountain, Edward

Edward Mountain

Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Hyslop, Fiona

Fiona Hyslop

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Linlithgow (Constituency)

Don, Natalie

Natalie Don

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Renfrewshire North and West (Constituency)

Dunbar, Jackie

Jackie Dunbar

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Aberdeen Donside (Constituency)

Kerr, Liam

Liam Kerr

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Lennon, Monica

Monica Lennon

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Ruskell, Mark

Mark Ruskell

Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Substitute Members

Stevenson, Collette

Collette Stevenson

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Kilbride (Constituency)

Villalba, Mercedes

Mercedes Villalba

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Whittle, Brian

Brian Whittle

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Future

Future business

The Committee considers its work programme regularly to maintain a rolling programme of business.

Alongside referred work such as legislation and petitions, the Committee's main business over coming months will include budget scrutiny for 2023-24, a roundtable session with Scotland's statutory environmental regulators, and scrutiny of Environmental Common Frameworks.

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

The role of local government and its cross-sectoral partners in financing and delivering a net-zero Scotland

Letter from the Convener to the Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport, 6 October 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Programme for Government

Letter from the Convener to the Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport, 6 October 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

The Biocidal Products (Health and Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

Letter from the Convener to the Minister for Environment and Land Reform, 5 October 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero, Programme for Government

Meeting date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Interests, Convener, Decision on Taking Business in Private, Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero

Meeting date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Scottish Biodiversity Strategy

Reports

Committee reports

10 July 2022

Report on inquiry into energy price rises

A report on the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee's inquiry into energy price rises.

04 July 2022

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee Report Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the High Speed Rail (Crewe to Manchester) Bill

A report by the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee on a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill

31 May 2022

Annual Report of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee for 2021/22

A report on the work of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee for 2021/22

Remit

To consider and report on matters falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport.