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 closing date for expressions of interest is 19 August 2013.
The Bill was introduced on 6 February 2013.
The Committee took evidence at its meetings on 26 March and 16, 23 and 30 April 2013.
The Committee considered the draft Stage 1 report at its meetings on 14 and 21 May 2013.
The Committee reported to the Justice Committee, leading on the Bill, on 27 May 2013.
The Committee took evidence at its meetings on 22 January, 19 February, 26 February and 5 March, and plan to publish a report on its findings in June.
Committee plan to publish a report on its findings before the summer recess.
Next Health and Sport Committee Meeting
Date: 21 Meeting, Friday 21 June 2013
Location: Stirling Council, Old Viewforth, Stirling
Read the latest report from the Health and Sport Committee
5th Report, 2013 (Session 4): Report on Inquiry into Teenage Pregnancy