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Chamber and committees

Social Security Committee

Committee covers:

  • Scottish social security policy
  • the delivery and payment of benefits that help address poverty
  • Scottish social security benefits that provide support for:
    • carers
    • cold-spell heating
    • disability
    • early years
    • employment injury
    • funeral expenses
    • housing
    • short-term support
    • winter heating

    Next meeting

    Details of current business and future meetings are available on the parliament.scot site

    Get in touch

    If you want to get in touch, you can contact Anne Peat, the Clerk for the committee.

    Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

    Phone: 0131 348 5320 Find out about call charges.

    Twitter: @SP_SocialSecur

    If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

    Members

    Members of the Social Security Committee

    Current Members

    Doris, Bob

    Bob Doris

    Convener

    Party: Scottish National Party

    MSP for: Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (Constituency)

    McNeill, Pauline

    Pauline McNeill

    Deputy Convener

    Party: Scottish Labour

    MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

    Arthur, Tom

    Tom Arthur

    Member

    Party: Scottish National Party

    MSP for: Renfrewshire South (Constituency)

    Balfour, Jeremy

    Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

    MSP for: Lothian (Region)

    Brown, Keith

    Keith Brown

    Member

    Party: Scottish National Party

    MSP for: Clackmannanshire and Dunblane (Constituency)

    Griffin, Mark

    Mark Griffin

    Member

    Party: Scottish Labour

    MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

    Hamilton, Rachael

    Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

    MSP for: Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire (Constituency)

    Johnstone, Alison

    Party: Scottish Green Party

    MSP for: Lothian (Region)

    Robison, Shona

    Shona Robison

    Member

    Party: Scottish National Party

    MSP for: Dundee City East (Constituency)

    Substitute Members

    Dornan, James

    James Dornan

    Substitute Member

    Party: Scottish National Party

    MSP for: Glasgow Cathcart (Constituency)

    Greer, Ross

    Ross Greer

    Substitute Member

    Party: Scottish Green Party

    MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

    Lennon, Monica

    Monica Lennon

    Substitute Member

    Party: Scottish Labour

    MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

    Whittle, Brian

    Brian Whittle

    Substitute Member

    Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

    MSP for: South Scotland (Region)