Economy and Fair Work Committee
6th Meeting, 2022
- Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
- Session: 6
- Location: T1.60-CR4 The Clerk Maxwell Room
- Meeting opened at: 09:34
- Meeting closed at: 11:37
- Published: Thursday, March 3, 2022 10:00am
Committee Members Attendees
- Claire Baker (Convener)
- Colin Beattie (Deputy Convener)
- Alexander Burnett (Member)
- Maggie Chapman (Member)
- Jamie Halcro Johnston (Member)
- Fiona Hyslop (Member)
- Gordon MacDonald (Member)
- Colin Smyth (Member)
- Michelle Thomson (Member)
1 Decision on taking business in private:
The Committee agreed to take items 5 and 6 in private.
2 Subordinate legislation:
The Committee took evidence on the Digital Government (Scottish Bodies) Regulations 2022 from—
Tom Arthur, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth, Albert King,Chief Data Officer and Francesca Morton,Solicitor, Scottish Government .
3 Subordinate legislation:
Tom Arthur (Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth) moved—
S6M-03050—That the Economy and Fair Work Committee recommends that the Digital Government (Scottish Bodies) Regulations 2022 be approved.
The motion was agreed to without division.
4 Registers of Scotland:
The Committee took evidence from—
Jennifer Henderson, Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, Registers of Scotland.
5 Registers of Scotland:
The Committee considered the evidence heard earlier in the meeting, agreed to maintain a watching brief and receive monthly written updates and hold a further evidence session with the Keeper in due course.
6 Work programme:
The Committee considered its approach to scrutiny of two proposed common frameworks on public procurement and late payment (commercial transactions) and agreed to write to the Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills.