Briefings & Evidence

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Government is planning to legislate on emergency powers in the event of future public health crises in its Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill.

Universities Scotland gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Education, Children and Young People’s Committee inquiry on the Bill on Wednesday 2 March 2022.

We submitted evidence to the committee about our concerns about the Bill and how the powers might be used. That evidence can be read here.