Committee Reports

6th Report 2011: Legacy Paper

This paper sets out a chronology of the work undertaken, the lessons learned and some thoughts for the future that might help our successor committee(s) with its workload in the new parliamentary session

5th Report 2011: Annual Report 2010-11

During the parliamentary year from 9 May 2010 to 22 March 2011, the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee has again been busy

4th Report 2011: Subordinate Legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Energy Act 2008 (Storage of Carbon Dioxide) (Scotland) Regulations 2011.

3rd Report 2011: Subordinate Legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011.

2nd Report 2011: A fundamental review of the purpose of an enterprise agency and the success of the recent reforms

This report sets out the Committee’s findings in relation to its inquiry into the enterprise network in Scotland which took place between September 2010 and March 2011.

1st Report 2011: Legislative consent memorandum on the Energy Bill (LCM (S3) 31.1)

As the Bill makes provisions applying to Scotland for purposes that lie within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament and that alter the executive competence of the Scottish Ministers, a legislative consent memorandum has been lodged.

9th report 2010: Stage 1 Report on the Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill

The Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 1 June, 2010. On 9 June 2010 the Parliament agreed that the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee be appointed as the lead committee

8th Report 2010: Report on the public sector's support for exporters, international trade and the attraction of inward investment

This inquiry investigats the current strategy and policy in the public sector in Scotland and the allocation of resources to help Scottish businesses internationalise their activities.

7th Report 2010: Subordinate Legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI draft/2010).

6th Report 2010: Annual Report 2009-10

This report describes the activity of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee parliamentary year from 9 May 2009 to 8 May 2010.

5th Report 2010: Report on Subordinate Legislation - the draft Census (Scotland) Order 2010

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Census (Scotland) Order 2010.

4th Report 2010: Subordinate Legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Amendment Order 2010.

3rd Report 2010: Report on the way forward for Scotland's banking, building society and financial services sector

This report details the Committee's examination of the impact of the financial crisis on Scotland and its recommendations on future actions.

2nd Report 2010: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

The Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on 20 July 2009. Certain Civil Service provisions in the Bill alter the executive competence of Scottish Ministers.

1st Report 2010: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Energy Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

The UK Energy Bill will enable the UK Government to raise a levy (which is a reserved matter) on electricity supply to be charged in connection with provision of financial assistance in respect of carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects.

Report to the Finance Committee on Stage 2 of the 2010-11 budget process

This report reviews the spending proposals within the Finance and Sustainable Growth portfolio in the Draft Budget 2010-11 which fall within the remit of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.

7th Report 2009: Determining and delivering on Scotland's energy future

This inquiry was an attempt to define what Scotland’s energy future looks like and then to articulate how this will be achieved, pointing out the substantial investments that will be required and the trade-offs that will need to be made along the way.

6th Report 2009: Subordinate Legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Amendment Order 2009.

5th Report 2009: Stage 1 report on the Arbitration (Scotland) Bill

The Arbitration (Scotland) Bill (SP Bill 19) was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 29 January 2009. Parliament designated the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee as lead committee to consider the Bill at Stage 1.

4th Report 2009: Annual Report 2008-2009

This report outlines the Committee's activities in year 2008-09.

3rd Report 2009: Report on the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill

This report outlines evidence gathered by the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee regarding the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill.

2nd Report 2009: Subordinate Legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order 2009.

1st Report 2009: Report on the Scottish Government's National Planning Framework 2

This report sets out the Scottish Government’s strategy for Scotland’s spatial development until 2030. The framework outlines, in broad terms, how the Scottish Ministers consider that the development and use of land could and should occur.

7th Report 2008: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Energy Bill (UK Parliament Legislation)

This report discusses a LCM related to the UK Energy Bill. In particular it addresses the Renewables Obligation – (Part 2) and the relevant amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) – (Part 5) of of the Bill.

6th Report 2008: Growing Pains - can we achieve a 50% growth in tourist revenue by 2015?

The report deals whether the ambition of growing the tourist industry by 50% by 2015 is achievable and, if so, how would it be realised.

5th Report 2008: Report on the Energy Technologies Institute

This report explores why the consortium from Scotland was not successful in its bid to host the Energy Technologies Institute.

4th Report 2008: Annual Report 2007-08

This report describes the activities of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee in the year 2007-08.

3rd Report 2008: Report on the Legislative consent memorandum on the Energy Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

This report considers consent is sought in relation to provisions in the UK Energy Bill on the storage of carbon dioxide under the seabed.

2nd Report 2008: Stage 1 Report on the Scottish Register of Tartans Bill

The Scottish Register of Tartans Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament by Jamie McGrigor MSP on 25 March 2008. The Bill proposes to establish a Scottish Register of Tartans

1st Report 2008: Subordinate Legislation

At its meeting on 5 March 2008, the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee considered the following affirmative instruments— the draft Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Amendment Order 2008; and the draft Official Statistics (Scotland) Order 2008.

Report to the Finance Committee on Stage 2 of the 2008-09 Budget Process

This report considers the components of the Finance and Sustainable Growth portfolio in the Draft Budget 2008-09 which fall within the remit of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.

Written evidence received on the budget process 2008-09 (Stage 2)

To assist the Committee in their consideration of the Scottish Government’s budget proposals Scottish Enterprise (SE) is pleased to provide the Committee with outline budget information for the financial years, 2008-11.

1st Report, 2007: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

The Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill, introduced to the House of Lords on 7 November 2007, is currently under consideration in the UK Parliament.

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