The Scotland Bill 2015-16

 

Draft Legislative Clauses and the Scotland Bill

In January 2015, the UK Government published its response to the Smith Report, in the form of a Command Paper and a set of draft legislative clauses. The Scotland Bill was then published on 28 May 2015.

This page contains information on the Committee's scrutiny of the Scotland Bill, including links to its interim report, its final report, written evidence received by the Committee, and other relevant documents.

Citizens' Guide to Scottish Devolution

As part of its consideration of the Scotland Bill, the Committee produced a short, accessible guide to devolution in Scotland. This was updated on 17 March 2016.

The guide contains information and facts and figures on devolution and the key features of the Scotland Bill 2015-16:

Evidence

Written evidence received for our interim report

Additional written evidence received on the Scotland Bill (September 2015)

Report

The Committee published its Interim Report on the UK Government's proposals on 14 May 2015:

Analysis Papers:

The Committee published its Final Report on the Scotland Bill on 11 March 2016:

Additional Information

CORRESPONDENCE

PROGRESS NOTES ON THE PASSAGE OF THE SCOTLAND BILL

LEGISLATIVE CONSENT MEMORANDUM

SPICe BRIEFINGS

 
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