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 hear evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing & Sport on Tuesday 24 February 2015.
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.
Mental Health (Scotland) Bill was debated in the Chamber on 12 March 2015.
After debate, the motion, agreeing the general principle, was agreed to.
The Committee has published its Report on Health Inequalities.
Report on Health Inequalities
On 23 March, the Committee received a response from the Scottish Government.
A Committee Debate on Health Inequalities was held in the Chamber on 26 March 2015.
Next Health and Sport Committee Meeting
Date: 11th Meeting, Tuesday 31 March 2015
Location: Adam Smith Room (CR5)
Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Read the latest report from the Health and Sport Committee
5th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation