Draft Budget 2018-19


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 and Constitution Committee.


The Committee took evidence from the Minister for Social Security on 21 December 2017.


On 21 December 2017, the Committee took evidence from:

  • Jeane Freeman, Minister for Social Security;
  • James Wallace, Head of Finance;
  • Graeme Lockhart, Head of Platforms and Technologies;
  • Merlin Kemp, Team Leader, Housing Benefit Reform and Affordability, Scottish Government.