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Select Committee on Scottish Affairs First Special Report



FIRST SPECIAL REPORT

The Scottish Affairs Committee has agreed to the following Special Report:—

RESPONSE BY THE GOVERNMENT TO THE FIRST REPORT FROM THE SCOTTISH AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, SESSION 1999-2000, ON POVERTY IN SCOTLAND (HC 59-I)

On 19 July 2000 the Scottish Affairs Committee published its First Report[5] of Session 1999-2000 on Poverty in Scotland. On 4 December we received a memorandum from the Scotland Office which contained the response by the Government to the Report. On 21 November the Minister for Social Justice of the Scottish Executive wrote to the Secretary of State for Scotland detailing the Scottish Executive's response. Both the memorandum and the letter from the Minister for Social Justice are published without comment as appendices to this Report.


5  First Report from the Scottish Affairs Committee, Session 1999-2000, Poverty in Scotland, HC 59-I. Back


 
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