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

Parliament Day Craigmillar

Monday 18th May 2015 2.00 - 4.30pm

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

9th Welfare Reform Committee Meeting

Date: 9th Meeting, Tuesday 19 May 2015

Location: The Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

Bedroom tax mitigation follow up

Women and welfare

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Monday 25 May 2015.

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

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Contact us

Clerk: Simon Watkins



0131 348 5228

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