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

30th Finance Committee Meeting 2015

Date: 30th Meeting, Wednesday 25 November 2015

Location: The Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

Decision on taking business in private

Devolved Taxes

Scottish Fiscal Commission Bill

Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill

Papers for the Meeting on 25 November 2015 (2.51MB pdf)

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Friday 27 November 2015.

Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Finance Committee

Report on  the Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill's Financial Memorandum, 2015 (Session 4)