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Social Security Committee

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Social Security Committee

November 28, 2019 10:00

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 5 in private.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2020 [draft] from—
Shirley-Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Colin Brown, Senior Principal Legal Officer, and Chris Graham, Unit Head, Low Income Benefits Policy Unit, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People) to move—S5M-19843—That the Social Security Committee recommends that the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

4. Assessing the Feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income Pilots in Scotland: The Committee will take evidence from—
Wendy Hearty, Basic Income Project Manager, Improvement Service;
Gerry McCartney, Consultant Public Health Medicine, NHS Health Scotland;
Julie McLachlan, Senior Manager – Economic Policy, North Ayrshire Council;
Andy White, Tackling Poverty Manager, Glasgow City Council.

5. Assessing the Feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income Pilots in Scotland: The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.


Proposed future business


At its next meeting, on 19 December, the Committee expects to consider subordinate legislation. For further information contact Anne Peat, the Clerk to the Committee, on 0131 348 5182 or at [email protected]