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 weekly on a Thursday morning; tickets to observe meetings can be requested from Visitor Services.
Video to accompany Equal Opps Committee Report into Gypsy/Travellers – Mary Fee MSP discusses the evidence they have heard and what recommendations they are making.
Further information and related videos
16th Equal Opportunities Committee Meeting 2013
Date: 16th Meeting, Thursday 23 May 2013
Location: Committee Room 4
Declaration of interests
Decision on taking business in private
Women and work - ministerial evidence
Women and work (in private)
Forthcoming legislation on marriage and civil partnership
Read the latest report from the Equal Opportunities Committee
1st Report, 2013 (Session 4): Where Gypsy /Travellers Live
Summary Report (1.50MB pdf)