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FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

11th Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)

Tuesday 8 May 2001

 

Present:

Mr David Davidson

Donald Gorrie

Dr Richard Simpson

Elaine Thomson

Mike Watson (Convener)

Andrew Wilson

Apologies were received from Adam Ingram.

The meeting opened at 10.10 am.

  1. Voluntary Sector Funding: The Committee considered a report by Donald Gorrie, agreed a two stage approach and to consider a further report in June.
  2. Financial Reporting Advisory Board: The Committee considered a letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government and agreed that the Convener would respond jointly with the Convener of the Audit Committee.
  3. Reporter On The New Scottish Parliament Building: The Committee received a report from David Davidson.
  4. 2002/03 Budget Process: The Committee received updates from reporters to the subject committees.
  5. 2002/03 Budget Process: The Committee considered how it wished to take forward the research by Professor Arthur Midwinter and agreed to write to the Minister for Finance and Local Government and the subject committees.
  6. External Research: The Committee agreed to consider a worked up proposal on outcome-based budgeting at the next meeting.

The meeting closed at 11.22 am.

Callum Thomson
Clerk to the Committee
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