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Social Security Committee

Today's Schedule

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Social Security Committee

November 01, 2018 09:00

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 7 and 8 in private.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Social Security Chamber and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018 [draft] from—
Shirley-Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Colin Brown, Solicitor, and Naeem Bhatti, Head of Complaints, Re-Determinations and Appeals Policy, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People) to move—
S5M-14434—That the Social Security Committee recommends that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Social Security Chamber and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.

4. Social Security and In-work Poverty: The Committee will take evidence from—
Dave Semple, PCS Chair of Scotland Committee, PCS Union.

5. Scottish Government Consultation on Social Security Investigation of Offences Regulations and Code of Practice: The Committee will consider a note by the Clerk.

6. Public Petition: The Committee will consider PE01677 by Dr Sarah Glynn on behalf of Scottish Unemployed Workers' Network, on mitigating welfare cuts.

7. Social Security and In-work Poverty: The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

8. Pre-Budget Scrutiny: The Committee will consider a paper by the Clerk and a draft letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People.