About the Inquiry
The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee had responsibility for scrutinising the Scottish Government's draft budget 2017-18 on issues under its remit.
On 5 October the committee agreed to undertake scrutiny of forestry and broadband in advance of the Scottish Government's publication of the Draft Budget 2017-18.
The Committee issued a call for evidence. The Committee received 21 responses. Of these responses, 5 were in relation to forestry, 15 were on broadband and one on active travel. See below - Read the Submissions received
Report on the Draft Budget 2017-18 published on 27 January 2017