Scotland round-up: 29 January 2010

29 January 2010

Parliamentary business relating to Scotland for the week ending 29 January 2010

Written questions

In addition to oral questions, MPs and Peers can ask government ministers questions for written answer. These are often used to obtain detailed information about policies and statistics on the activities of government departments.

Scottish Affairs Committee

The Scottish Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Scotland Office including relations with the Scottish Parliament.

Current inquiries being undertaken by the Committee include Banking in Scotland and the Scotland Office White Paper and recommendations of the Calman Commission.

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