Committee of the Regions Inquiry

 

Remit

The European and External Relations Committee held a small inquiry on the issue of Scottish Parliament’s representation on the Committee of the Regions (CoR).  The Committee considered a letter from the Presiding Officer and written evidence from former Scotland representatives of the CoR.

Evidence

The Committee conducted an inquiry on the issue of Scottish Parliament representation on the Committee of the Regions (CoR).

letter from the Presiding Officer solicited the views of the Committee on the proposal that in future, ‘all Scottish places on the UK delegation should be taken up by local authority representatives instead of including nominees from the Scottish Parliament’.

To inform the Committee’s deliberations, written evidence was sought from: (i) former Scottish Parliament CoR Delegates; (ii) Current Scottish Local Authority CoR Delegates; and (iii) Scotland’s Members of the European Parliament

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