The future of working practices in Scotland Contents

Witnesses

Session 2016–17

The following witnesses gave evidence in the 2016–17 session. Transcripts can be viewed on the 2016–17 inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Stephen Boyd, Assistant Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress

Q1–43

Francis Stuart, Research and Policy Adviser, Oxfam Scotland, Dr Roger Cook, Research Director, Scotland Institute

Q44–88

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling and Professor Graeme Roy, Director, Fraser of Allander Institute

Q89–129

Robin McAlpine, Director, Common Weal and Professor Mike Danson, Jimmy Reid Foundation

Q130–166

Monday 16 January 2017

Jack Clark, Convener, Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce; Bruce Simpson, Communications Director, Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce; and Brian Richardson, Chief Executive, Dumfries and Galloway Chambers of Commerce

Q167–220

Councillor Colin Smyth, Chair, Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee, Dumfries and Galloway Council; Councillor John Mitchell, Depute Leader, Scottish Borders Council; Alistair McKinnon, Location Director for the South of Scotland, Scottish Enterprise; and Linda Hanna, Managing Director for Strategy and Sectors, Scottish Enterprise

Q221–266

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Gary Smith, Scotland Secretary, GMB, and Bryan Simpson, Executive Council, Unite

Q267–310

Vaughan Hart, Managing Director, Scottish Building Federation, Ewan MacDonald-Russell, Head of Policy and External Affairs, Scottish Retail Consortium, and Donald Macdonald, Executive Chairman, Macdonald Hotels and Resorts

Q311–360

Wednesday 20 February 2017

Mike Tholen, Director of Upstream Policy, Oil and Gas UK, John McDonald, Interim Chief Executive, OPITO

Q361–415

Gordon Inglis, Director and Principal Consultant, Accord Energy, Fred Bowden, Managing Director, Woollard and Henry, Carole Leslie, independent adviser

Q416–455

David Watt, Executive Director, Institute of Directors Scotland, Barry McCulloch, Senior Policy Adviser, Federation of Small Businesses

Q456–491

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Siobhan Mathers, Reform Scotland and Professor Jeremy Peat OBE, Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh

Q492–533

Gary Mitchell, Vice President, NFU Scotland

Q534–585

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Lesley Smith, Director of Public Policy, Amazon, Andrew Byrne, Head of Public Policy, Uber, and Dan Warne, Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Deliveroo

Q586–681

Willie Macleod, Executive Director in Scotland, British Hospitality Association

Q682-725

Session 2017–19

The following witnesses gave evidence in the 2017–19 session. Transcripts can be viewed on the 2017–19 inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Bryan Simpson, National Organiser, Better than Zero, and Steven Dillon, Regional Coordinating Officer, Unite

Q726–776

Colin Borland, Head of Devolved Nations, Federation of Small Businesses, and Fraser Grieve, Regional Director, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Council for Development and Industry

Q777–818

Monday 6 November 2017

Rob Gowans, Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland, and Layla Theiner, Director, Disability Agenda Scotland

Q819–854

Professor Patricia Findlay, Fair Work Convention, Gordon McGuinness, Director, Industry and Enterprise Networks, Skills Development Scotland, and Kenny Richmond, Head of Economics, Scottish Enterprise

Q855–894

Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, and Hugh McAloon, Deputy Director, Fair Work, Employability and Skills Directorate, Scottish Government

Q895–931

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

Q932–961

Margot James MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Chris Thompson, Director, Labour Market, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Damian Hinds MP, Minister of State for Employment, and Phil Martin, Deputy Director, Labour Market, Department for Work and Pensions

Q962–1007





2 March 2018