Equal Opportunities Committee


About The Committee

The Equal Opportunities Committee considers matters of discrimination relative to sex or marital status, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, language, social origin or other personal attributes, including beliefs or opinions on, for example, religion or politics. The Committee meets on Thursday mornings; tickets to observe meetings can be requested from Visitor Services.

Our next meeting is in Islay on 11 May where the Committee will continue to take evidence on its inquiry into Age and Social Isolation.

Current Business

Race, Ethnicity and Employment

The Committee launched a call for evidence on 6 May 2015. The closing date for receipt of submissions is 1 July 2015.

Committee Meetings

10th Meeting, Thursday 28 May

Date: 10th Meeting, Thursday 28 May 2015

Location: The Robert Burns Room (CR1)

Decision on taking business in private
Subordinate legislation - ministerial evidence
Subordinate legislation - to move S4M-13207
Annual report
Work programme (in private)

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Equal Opportunities Committee

1st Report, 2015 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation

Keep up to date

Contact us

Clerk: Ruth McGill

Assistant Clerk: Liz Anderson

Committee Assistant: Claire Murrie

Email: equal.opportunities


0131 348 5408

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