Scottish Affairs Committee

Sustainable employment in Scotland inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written submissions; the deadline is 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

  • 06 Nov 2017 - Sustainable employment in Scotland - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF382 KB) HC 449 | Published 08 Nov 2017

    Evidence given by Rob Gowans, Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland, and Layla Theiner, Director, Disability Agenda Scotland; Kenny Richmond, Head of Economics, Scottish Enterprise, Professor Patricia Findlay, Fair Work Convention, and Gordon McGuinness, Director, Industry and Enterprise Networks, Skills Development Scotland (at 10.50am); Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Scottish Government, and Hugh McAloon, Deputy Director, Fair Work, Employability and Skills Directorate, Scottish Government (at 11.40am).

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