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

Committee Meetings

Next Finance Committee Meeting

Date: 21st Meeting, Wednesday 25 June 2014

Location: James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)

Scotland's public finances post-2014

Landfill Tax (Scotland) Act 2014

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill

Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill

Official Report of Meeting 25 June 2014 (625KB pdf)

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Finance Committee

6th Report, 2014 (Session 4): Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Treatment of Revenue Scotland as Specified Authority) Order 2014 [draft]