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Chamber and committees

Education and Skills Committee

Committee covers:

  • early years and childcare
  • school education and support for learning
  • colleges and universities 
  • apprenticeships and other routes to employment
  • child protection and wellbeing
  • care experienced children, foster care and kinship care

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 Gary Cocker, the Clerk for the committee.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5204 Find out about call charges.

Twitter: @SP_EduSkills

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

Members

Members of the Education and Skills Committee

Current Members

Adamson, Clare

Clare Adamson

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Johnson, Daniel

Daniel Johnson

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Edinburgh Southern (Constituency)

Adam, George

George Adam

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Paisley (Constituency)

Gibson, Kenneth

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Cunninghame North (Constituency)

Gray, Iain

Iain Gray

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: East Lothian (Constituency)

Greene, Jamie

Jamie Greene

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Greer, Ross

Ross Greer

Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Halcro Johnston, Jamie

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Mackay, Rona

Rona Mackay

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Constituency)

Neil, Alex

Alex Neil

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Airdrie and Shotts (Constituency)

Wishart, Beatrice

Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for: Shetland Islands (Constituency)

Substitute Members

Findlay, Neil

Neil Findlay

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Harris, Alison

Alison Harris

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Johnstone, Alison

Alison Johnstone

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

McArthur, Liam

Liam McArthur

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for: Orkney Islands (Constituency)

Paterson, Gil

Gil Paterson

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Clydebank and Milngavie (Constituency)