Finance Committee


About The Committee

The role of the Committee is to consider the Scottish Government’s revenue-raising and spending plans, both through the annual budget process and examining the cost implications of bills. The Committee can also launch inquiries on any other matter within its remit.

The Committee normally meets on Wednesday mornings. The Meeting section of the webpage contains information on previous meetings, as well as the Minutes and Official Reports of meetings.    

You can book tickets to attend a meeting, free of charge, by contacting the Parliament’s Visitor Services Department. Committee proceedings are also broadcast live via Parliament TV

Current Business

Scrutiny of the draft budget 2016-17

The closing date for responses is Friday 28 August 2015.

Committee Meetings

19th Finance Committee Meeting 2015

Date: 19th Meeting, Wednesday 24 June 2015

Location: Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

Scotland's Fiscal Framework (in private)

Work programme (in private)

Footway Parking and Double Parking (Scotland) Bill (in private)

Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Bill (in private)

Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill (in private)

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill (in private)

Succession (Scotland) Bill (in private)

Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill (in private)

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Finance Committee