Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee

 

About The Committee

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The Committee's meetings are generally held on Wednesday mornings and are usually open to the public. Space is limited and places can be booked in advance through Visitor Services. Details about individual meetings can be found on the Meetings page.

Current Business

Economic Impact of the Creative Industries

The Committee launched a call for evidence on Friday 5 December 2014.

The Committee published its report on Tuesday 31 March 2015:

The Committee received the Scottish Government's response on 28 May 2015.

A debate on the inquiry report was held in the Chamber on Thursday 3 September 2015.

Read the Official Report of the Committee debate on the Economic Impact of the Creative Industries.

The Committee received an update from the Scottish Government on 15 December 2015.

On 10 February 2016, the Committee held a follow up evidence session with Creative Scotland, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to establish what progress had been made since the inquiry concluded. Read the written submissions for this meeting.

The Committee expects to take further follow-up evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs on 9 March 2016.

Social enterprises and employee owned businesses

The deadline for receipt of written evidence was Wednesday 20 January. Read the written submissions received

On 27 January the Committee took evidence on social enterprises.

Watch the video of evidence on social enterprises 

Read the Official Report of evidence on social enterprises

On 3 February the Committee took evidence on employee owned businesses and cooperatives.

Watch the video of evidence on employee owned businesses and cooperatives.

Read the Official Report of evidence on employee owned businesses and cooperatives.

The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government for clarification on a number of points.

Scotland's Budget 2016-17 - Budget Scrutiny

The Committee has completed its scrutiny of Scotland's Budget 2016-17.

The Committee published its report to the Finance Committee on 29 January 2016.

Read the Committee's report to the Finance Committee here.

Read the Finance Committee's report on Draft Budget 2016-17 here.

Future Prospects for Oil and Gas in Scotland

The Committee conducted two oral evidence sessions on 25 November and 2 December 2015 on the future prospects of oil and gas in Scotland. Read the Committee's report here.

Work, wages and wellbeing in the Scottish labour market

The Committee launched a call for evidence on 22 June 2015.

Read the news release on the Committee's call for evidence.

The deadline for receipt of submissions was 21 August 2015, and the Committee has published the results gathered through its online form for submissions.

Read a short summary of survey responses (547 KB pdf)

Read a summary of the written evidence received (430KB pdf)

The Committee took evidence from June until November 2015. As part of it's inquiry, the Committee took part in Parliament Day Paisley on Monday 21st September 2015.

Read the news release on Parliament Day Paisley

The Committee published its report on 14 January 2016.

Read the Committee's report Taking the high road - Work, Wages and Wellbeing in the Scottish Labour Market

The Committee expects to hold a Chamber debate on the inquiry on Tuesday 1 March 2016.

Committee Meetings

6th Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee Meeting 2016

Date: 6th Meeting, Wednesday 10 February 2016

Location: Committee Room 4

Economic Impact of the Creative Industries

Subordinate Legislation

Legacy paper (approach)

The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Tuesday 16 February 2016.



Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.

4th Report, 2016 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation

 
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