Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2018-19


About the Inquiry

The main focus of that work is to scrutinise the budgets of the enterprise agencies - Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

The Committee took evidence from the enterprise agencies at its meeting on 12 September.

The Convener wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution on 14 September:

The Cabinet Secretary responded on 7 October:

At that session, the Committee asked Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise about its business plans and spending for 2017-18. The business plans can be found below:

The Annual Report of Scottish Enterprise can be found below:

Highlands and Islands Enterprise's report can be found below:

On 24 November the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work provided written evidence on infrastructure investment.

The draft budget for 2018/19 will be published in mid-December.