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Social Security Committee

Social Security Committee

May 21, 2020 09:00

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 3 and 4 in private. The Committee will also decide whether its consideration of a draft Stage 1 report on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill should be taken in private at a future meeting.

2. Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Craig Smith, Public Affairs Officer, Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH);
Jon Shaw, Welfare Rights Adviser, Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG);
and then from—
Shirley-Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Stephanie Virlogeux, Lawyer, and Walter Drummond-Murray, Head of Reserved Tribunals and Civil Courts Team, Scottish Government;
Chris Boyland, Bill Manager, Social Security Scotland.

3. Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier.

4. Annual report: The Committee will consider a draft annual report for the parliamentary year from 12 May 2019 to 11 May 2020.