About the Bill
The South of Scotland Enterprise Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing MSP on 24 October 2018.
A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish South of Scotland Enterprise and to provide for its functions.
The Committee agreed its approach to the Bill at Stage 1 on 7 November 2018.
|31 October & 7 November
||Approach to Bill considered
|12 November 2018
||Call for evidence launched
|28 November 2018
||Evidence session with Scottish Government Bill Team
|12 December 2018
||Evidence session - economic interests
|19 December 2018
||Evidence session - development and funding bodies
|7 January 2019
||Call for evidence closes
|14 January 2019
||Evidence session - local authorities and community councils
Please note, dates are indicative and attendees are still to be confirmed.
The Committee has launched a survey and call for views which will close on 7 January 2019. Submissions received after the closing date will not be considered.
We encourage everyone to fill in a short online survey to share your views. The survey can be accessed here.
If you would like to submit detailed comments on the Bill, please send a written submission.
Call for evidence (144KB pdf)
Please use the template provided to format your submission. This includes a Data Protection Form. Fill this out and return it with your submission.
Submission template with data protection form (40KB doc)
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Please send your submission to: South.ScotlandEnterpriseAgency@parliament.scot
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