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Chamber and committees

Finance and Public Administration Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

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Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Twitter: @SP_FinancePAC

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Members

Members of the Finance and Public Administration Committee

Current Members

Kenneth Gibson

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Cunninghame North (Constituency)

Daniel Johnson

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Edinburgh Southern (Constituency)

Ross Greer

Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

John Mason

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Shettleston (Constituency)

Liz Smith

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Falkirk East (Constituency)

Substitute Members

Fergus Ewing

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Inverness and Nairn (Constituency)

Jamie Halcro Johnston

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Colin Smyth

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Committee work

Current

Previous

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland Bill - Financial Memorandum

Letter from the Convener to the Convener of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee of 31 January 2023

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Budget - data provided by Social Security Scotland to inform Scottish Fiscal Commission forecasts

Letter from the Convener to the Chief Executive of Social Security Scotland of 26 January 2023

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Taxation issues and updates

Letter from the Convener to the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for COVID Recovery of 20 January 2023

Official Reports

Reports

Committee reports

25 January 2023

Budget Scrutiny 2023-24

A report on the Finance and Public Administration Committee's budget scrutiny for the year 2023-24.

23 January 2023

Subordinate Legislation: The Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (additional amount: transactions relating to second homes etc.) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2022

A report on subordinate legislation considered by the Finance and Public Administration Committee on 17 January 2023.

09 December 2022

Subordinate Legislation: The Budget (Scotland) Act 2022 Amendment Regulations 2023

A report on subordinate legislation considered by the Finance and Public Administration Committee on 22 November 2022.

Remit

To consider and report on the following (and any additional matter added under Rule 6.1.5A)—

  • any report or other document containing proposals for, or budgets of, public revenue or expenditure or proposals for the making of a Scottish rate resolution, taking into account any report or recommendations concerning such documents made by any other committee with power to consider such documents or any part of them
  • any report made by a committee setting out proposals concerning public revenue or expenditure
  • Budget Bills
  • any other matter relating to or affecting the revenue or expenditure of the Scottish Administration or other monies payable into or expenditure payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund
  • matters relating to public service reform and the National Performance Framework within the responsibilities of the Deputy First Minister and public administration.