Finance and Constitution Committee


About The Committee

To assist with the Committees continued work, we occasionally need to seek guidance from a number of Committee Advisers

Committee Meetings

Next Finance and Constitution Committee Meeting

Date: 32nd Meeting, Wednesday 19 December 2018

Location: Committee Room 6

Budget Scrutiny 2019-20

The Committee will take evidence in a roundtable format from: Mark Taylor, Assistant Director, Audit Scotland; Charlotte Barbour, Director of Taxation, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS); Alan Bermingham, Policy and Technical Manager, CIPFA; Dr Angela O'Hagan, Chair, Equality and Budget Advisory Group; David Phillips, Associate Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Dr Alison Hosie, Research Officer, Scottish Human Rights Commission; and Joanne Walker, Technical Officer, Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).

In preparation of the meeting, Audit Scotland, ICAS and CIOT have submitted written responses on the Scottish Government's Budget 2019-20. The submissions will be considered throughout the meeting and are available below:

Work Programme

Meeting Papers for 19 December 2018 (2376KB pdf)

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Thursday 20 December 2018.

Current Business

Committee Reports

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For further information, please contact the Clerk to the Committee, Jim Johnston, on 0131 348 5215 or

Guide for Witnesses

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Our guide explains what to expect before, during and after the committee meeting.

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