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FI/01/24/M

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

24th Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)

Tuesday 20th November 2001

 
 

Present:

Brian Adam

Mr David Davidson

Alasdair Morgan

Dr Richard Simpson

Elaine Thomson

Mike Watson (Convener)

Apologies were received from Donald Gorrie.

 

The meeting opened at 10.02 pm.

 

1. PFI/PPP Inquiry (in private): The Committee considered its lines of questioning for agenda item 2.

2. PFI/PPP Inquiry: The Committee took evidence from—

Andy Wynne, Head of Public Sector Technical Issues (ACCA);

Philip Grant, Head of Infrastructure Finance, Bank of Scotland;

Vernon Soare, Policy and Technical Director, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA);

David Dorward, Vice Chair, CIPFA Scottish Branch;

Lynn Brown, Head of Corporate Finance, City of Edinburgh Council (Member of CIPFA Scottish Branch);

Bill Davidson, Northlink Orkney and Shetland Ferries Ltd.

3. Resource Accounting and Budgeting Inquiry: The Committee agreed to postpone the consideration of the Executive’s response to its report until its next meeting on 27 November.

4. Witness Expenses: The Committee agreed the payment of a claim for expenses.

 

The meeting closed at 12.30 pm.

David McGill,
Acting Clerk to the Committee


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