Scotland's Budget 2016-17 - Budget Scrutiny



The Committee’s role is to examine the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget and report its findings to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee.


The Committee has completed its scrutiny of Scotland's Budget 2016-17.

The Committee published its report to the Finance Committee on 29 January 2016.

Read the Committee's report to the Finance Committee here.

Read the Finance Committee's report on Draft Budget 2016-17 here.

On 1 March 2016 the Committee received a response to its report from the Scottish Government.


Oral and associated written evidence

28 October, 2015: Fuel poverty


Stewart Wilson, Tighean Innse Gall

Professor David Sigsworth, Former Chair of the Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum

Norman Kerr, Energy Action Scotland

Heather McQuillan, Dundee City Council

11 November, 2015: Enterprise agencies


Highlands and Islands Enterprise:

Alex Paterson, Chief Executive

Forbes Duthie, Finance and Corporate Services Director

Scottish Enterprise:

Adrian Gillespie, Managing Director, Operations

Iain Scott, Chief Financial Officer

18 November, 2015: Tourism



Malcolm Roughhead, Chief Executive

Mike Cantlay, Chairman

Scottish Tourism Alliance:

Marc Crothall, Chief Executive

Written evidence


The Committee published its report to the Finance Committee on 29 January 2016.


For further information on the work of the Committee you can contact the Clerks on 0131 348 5403 or by e-mail at: [email protected]

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