Welfare Reform Committee


About The Committee

The Welfare Reform Committee was established on 25 January 2012. 

The committee's role is to keep under review the passage of the UK Welfare Reform Act 2012 and monitor its implementation as it affects welfare provision in Scotland and to consider relevant Scottish legislation and other consequential arrangements.



Current Business

Women and Welfare

The Committee launched a call for evidence on 13th March 2015 and plans to take oral evidence during May and June.

The closing date for receipt of submissions is Friday 1st May.

Committee Meetings

7th Welfare Reform Committee Meeting

Date: 7th Meeting, Tuesday 21 April 2015

Location: The David Livingstone Room (CR6)

Decision on taking business in private

Impact of welfare reform on children's services

Parliament Day

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Welfare Reform Committee

1st Report, 2015 (Session 4): The Cumulative Impact of Welfare Reform on Households in Scotland