About The Committee
The Health and Sport Committee examines the Scottish Government’s health policy, the NHS in Scotland, sport and other matters within its remit.
The Committee has nine members and is convened by Duncan McNeil, Labour MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde.
The Committee determines its own subjects for inquiry and also deals with any proposals for legislation, statutory instruments or petitions referred to it. Further details of the Committee’s work programme can be found on the Current Business section of the webpage.
The Committee normally meets on a Tuesday morning. Seats in the public gallery can be booked in advance by contacting Visitor Services
The Committee will be consider the Bill at Stage 2 on Tuesday 11 November.
The deadline for amendments will be Thursday 6 November at 12pm.
The Committee has published its Report on Health Inequalities.
Report on Health Inequalities
The Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee has agreed to begin a new phase of its themed work on health inequalities by holding a short inquiry on early years.
The Committee has also agreed to publish a call for written evidence.
Read the Call for Evidence
The Committee has received written submissions in relation to early years.
Read the written submissions received
Next Health and Sport Committee Meeting
Date: 4th Meeting, Tuesday 03 February 2015
Location: Robert Burns Room (Committee Room 1)
Decision on taking business in private
Appointment of European Union Reporter
Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill
Sport – the Commonwealth Games legacy
Read the latest report from the Health and Sport Committee
3rd Report, 2015 (Session 4): Stage 1 Report on Mental Health (Scotland) Bill