Immigration Inquiry

 

About the Inquiry

An inquiry to explore how the UK’s immigration policy can best respond to Scotland’s demographic and skills needs.

The objective of the inquiry is to seek evidence from organisations and individuals in Scotland on how immigration policy can be developed to reflect and respond to Scotland’s demographic and skills needs.

Evidence

Call for evidence (closed)

The Committee issued a call for evidence on 20 June 2017. The closing date for submissions was 25 August 2017.

Read the Call for evidence (145KB pdf)

Written Evidence

Read the written submissions recieved by the Committee

Evidence Sessions

At its meeting on 9 November 2017, the Committee took evidence from the Minister for International Development and Europe.

At its meeting on Thursday 1 November 2018, the Committee took evidence from the Migration Advisory Committee.

At its meeting on 4 April 2019, the Committee took evidence from members of the Scottish Government's Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population.

Correspondence

On 24 October 2018, the Committee received a letter from the Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development on the Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population:

On 14 November 2018, the Committee wrote to the Home Secretary:

On 15 February 2019, the Committee received a response from the Home Secretary

On 15 March 2019, the Committee received a letter from the Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development

On 8 November 2019, the Committee received a letter from the Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development

The Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population published its first report in February 2019:

The Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population published its second report in November 2019:

The Convener wrote to the Secretary of State for the Home Department, UK Government on 26 February 2020:

 
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