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Committee Remit

At its meeting on 16 March 2010, the Committee agreed to undertake scrutiny of the Budget Strategy Phase 2011-12.



The Committee took evidence on the inquiry at the following committee meetings—

  • Tuesday 20 April 2010 - Official Report of the Meeting
    • Professor David Gray, Centre for Transport Policy, The Robert Gordon University;
    • Professor Iain Docherty, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, University of Glasgow;
    • Steve Montgomery, Managing Director, First ScotRail;
    • Kenny McPhail, Finance Director and Deputy Managing Director, First ScotRail;
    • George Mair, Director, Confederation of Passenger Transport Scotland;
    • Paul White, Public Affairs Executive, Confederation of Passenger Transport Scotland.
  • Tuesday 27 April 2010 - Official Report of the Meeting
    • Alex Macaulay, Partnership Director, South East of Scotland Transport Partnership;

    • Dave Duthie, Partnership Director, Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership;

    • Jim Valentine, Chair, Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland.

  • Tuesday 4 May 2010 - Official Report of the Meeting
    • John Barrett, Senior Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute;
    • Phil Matthews, Senior Policy Advisor, Sustainable Development Commission Scotland;
    • Dave Watson, Scottish Organiser, UNISON;
    • Duncan McLaren, Chief Executive, Friends of the Earth Scotland;
    • Chas Booth, Senior Press and Parliamentary Officer, Association for the Conservation of Energy;
    • Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure, and Climate Change;
    • David Middleton, Chief Executive, Transport Scotland, Scottish Government;
    • Jonathan Pryce, Director of Transport, Scottish Government;
    • Gavin Barrie, Head of Unit, Climate Change Policy, Scottish Government.

Next steps

The Committee has published a report on its conclusions and recommendations on the Draft Budget Strategy Phase 2011-12 to the Finance Committee.