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Chamber and committees

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Meeting Minutes

4th Meeting, 2021

  • Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
  • Session: 6
  • Location: TG.40-CR1 The Burns Room
  • Meeting opened at: 10:00
  • Meeting closed at: 12:41
  • Published: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 05:02pm

Committee Members Attendees

1 Declaration of interests:

Maggie Chapman was invited to declare any relevant interests. The following interests were declared -

Maggie Chapman is a member of Unite the Union.

2 Decision on taking business in private:

The Committee agreed to take items 5 and 6 in private.

3 Economic recovery:

The Committee took evidence from—

Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive, Visit Scotland;

Adrian Gillespie, Chief Executive, Scottish Enterprise;

Douglas Colquhoun, Chief Financial Officer ;

and then from—

Jane Morrison-Ross, Chief Executive and Anthony Daye,Director of Finance, South of Scotland Enterprise ;

Carroll Buxton, Interim Chief Executive and Nick Kenton,Director of Finance and Corporate Service, Highlands and Islands Enterprise .

4 UK Subordinate Legislation:

The Committee noted the Scottish Government's consent notification in respect of the following instrument —

The Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021.

5 Economic recovery:

The Committee considered the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

6 Work programme:

The Committee considered its work programme and agreed to consider an inquiry paper at a future meeting.

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