Mike Hathorn, Convener, Institute of Chartered Accountants
in Scotland (ICAS) Public Sector Committee.
The Committee adjourned at 11.16 am and reconvened at 11.23
Lucy Hunter, Head of Higher Education, Science and Student
Support Division, Scottish Executive.
Gillian Thompson, Head of Student Support Branch, Scottish
The Committee agreed that the potential financial implications
of this legislation are sufficient to require the Parliament
by resolution to agree to that expenditure.