About the Inquiry
The Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee has the responsibility for scrutinising the Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2018-19 on issues under its remit.
The Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2018-19 was published on 14 December 2017.
The Committee will take evidence on the budget on 21 December 2017 and submit its findings in a report to the Scottish Parliament's Finance and Constitution Committee early 2018.
Background information on the Scottish Parliament's budget scrutiny process can be found on the Finance Committee's webpage along with specific information about the budget process.
The Cabinet Sectretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs wrote to the Committee on 15 December 2017. Read the letter:
Ahead of its scrutiny of the Draft Budget, the Committee received the following correspondence: