Draft Budget 2017-18


About the Inquiry

The yearly budget process requires all committees to consider the draft budgets relevant to their particular remits and to report to the Finance Committee.

The Committee considered evidence on the draft budget for social security from the Minister for Social Security on 22 December 2016, and has reported on this evidence to the Finance Committee.


On 22 December 2016, the Committee took evidence from:

  • Jeane Freeman, Minister for Social Security;
  • Anne McVie, Deputy Director, Social Security Policy;
  • David Signorini, Head of Communities Analytical Services, Scottish Government

Read the meeting papers and the Official Report