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 on 23 April where the Committee will continue to take evidence on its inquiry into Age and Social Isolation.

Current Business

Committee Meetings

Next Equal Opportunities Committee Meeting

Date: 8th Meeting, Thursday 23 April 2015

Location: James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)



Decision on taking business in private

Age and Social Isolation - evidence

Petition PE1372 - discussion in private

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Monday 27 April 2015.

Papers for meeting 23 April 2015 (117KB pdf)

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Equal Opportunities Committee

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

Keep up to date

Contact the Equal Opportunities Committee

Clerk: Ruth McGill

Assistant Clerk: Ailsa Burn-Murdoch

Committee Assistant: Claire Murrie

Email: equal.opportunities


0131 348 5408