Scottish Affairs Committee

Sustainable employment in Scotland inquiry

Inquiry status: open

The deadline for submissions was 30 November 2017.

Scope of the inquiry

This inquiry will follow up on the work conducted on sustainable employment in Scotland by the Committee in the last Parliament.

The Committee will be focusing on whether any further action is necessary, following the Taylor review on modern employment practices, to combat unfair employment practices in Scotland and ensure employment legislation reflects modern employment practices. The Committee will also be looking at how the UK and Scottish governments can work together to improve employment opportunities and standards of employment in Scotland.

Latest evidence

  • 05 Dec 2017 - Sustainable employment in Scotland - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF443 KB) HC 449 | Published 11 Dec 2017

    Evidence given by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, RSAMargot James MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Chris Thompson, Director, Labour Market, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Damian Hinds MP, Minister of State for Employment, Phil Martin, Deputy Director, Labour Market, Department for Work and Pensions

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