2016 Education and Skills Committee Papers and Official Reports

December 2016

16th Meeting, Wednesday 21 December 2016

Decision to take business in private (later item and future items)

Draft Budget 2017-18 - evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry - evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

Review of Evidence (Draft Budget) (in private)

Review of Evidence (Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry) (in private)

Legislative Consent Memorandum - Children and Social Work Bill (UK Legislation)

Official Report of Meeting 21 December 2016



15th Meeting, Wednesday 14 December 2016

Decision on taking business in private (later and future items)

The Role of Education Authorities - evidence

Review of evidence (possibly in private)

Work Programme (possibly in private)

Official Report of Meeting 14 December 2016



14th Meeting, Wednesday 07 December 2016

Work Programme (in private)

Education and Skills Review - evidence

Review of evidence (in private)

Official Report of Meeting 7 December 2016



November 2016

13th Meeting, Wednesday 30 November 2016

Decision on taking business in private at a future meeting

Subordinate legislation - consideration

Pre-budget scrutiny 2017/18: Education Scotland - evidence

Review of Evidence (in private)

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Higher Education and Research Bill (UK Legislation) - draft report (in private)

Work Programme (in private)

Official Report of Meeting 30 November 2016



12th Meeting, Wednesday 23 November 2016

Decision on taking business in private (future meeting)

Pre-budget scrutiny 2017/18: Scottish Qualifications Authority - evidence session

Review of Evidence (in private)

Work Programme (in private)

Official Report of Meeting 23 November 2016



11th Meeting, Wednesday 16 November 2016

Decision to take business in private (later item in meeting and future item)

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Higher Education and Research Bill (UK Legislation) - evidence

Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2017/18: Scottish Funding Council - evidence

Review of evidence

Official Report of Meeting 16 November 2016



10th Meeting, Wednesday 09 November 2016

Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2017/18 - Skills Development Scotland - Evidence Session

Review of Evidence (in private)

Official Report of Meeting 9 November 2016



9th Meeting, Wednesday 02 November 2016

Subordinate legislation

Overview Session

Evidence from John Swinney, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, on a topics across the Committee's remit.

Work programme (in private)

Consideration of the Committee's work programme. 

Official Report of Meeting 2 November 2016



October 2016

8th Meeting, Wednesday 26 October 2016

Decision on taking business in private

Subordinate Legislation

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Higher Education and Research Bill (UK Legislation) - possibly in private

Official Report of Meeting 26 October 2016



7th Meeting, Wednesday 05 October 2016

Subordinate Legislation

Overview of Early Years

Review of Evidence (in private)

Official Report of Meeting 5 October 2016



September 2016

6th Meeting, Wednesday 28 September 2016

Decision on taking business in private

Overview of Curriculum for Excellence - Evidence Session

Review of evidence (in private)

Higher Education and Research Bill (UK Parliament legislation) (possibly in private)

Official Report of Meeting 28 September 2016



5th Meeting, Wednesday 21 September 2016

Declaration of interests

Decision on taking business in private

Overview of Children's Services - Evidence Session

Review of evidence (in private)

Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2017-18 (possibly in private)

Official Report of Meeting 21 September 2016



4th Meeting, Wednesday 14 September 2016

Decision on taking business in private

Subordinate legislation
Evidence and consideration

Update on named persons
Evidence session

Overview of attainment
Evidence session

Review of evidence (in private)

Working practices (possibly in private)

Official Report of Meeting 14 September 2016



3rd Meeting, Wednesday 07 September 2016

Declaration of interests

Overview of Further and Higher Education
Evidence session 

Overview of Skills
Evidence session

Review of Evidence (possibly in private)
Review of evidence heard earlier in the meeting

Approach to budget scrutiny (possibly in private)

Papers for Meeting of 7 September 2016 (541KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 7 September 2016



June 2016

2nd Meeting, Wednesday 29 June 2016

Declaration of interests - Ross Greer, Tavish Scott and Liz Smith

Decision on taking later item (agenda item 4) in private

Scottish Government priorities

Review of evidence and consideration of work programme

Official Report of Meeting 29 June 2016



1st Meeting, Wednesday 15 June 2016

Declaration of interests

Choice of Convener

Choice of Deputy Convener

Legacy Report

Decision on taking next item in private

Work Programme


Official Report of Meeting 15 June 2016



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