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Finance and Constitution Committee

Wednesday 04 September 2019 8:00 AM


Meeting papers for 4 September 2019

1. Declaration of interests: Gordon MacDonald and John Mason will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Referendums (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Professor Justin Fisher, Head of Department - Social and Political Sciences, Brunel University London;
Dr Alan Renwick, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit, University College London;
and then from—
Michael Clancy, Director of Law Reform, Law Society of Scotland;
Jess Sargeant, Researcher, Institute for Government.

3. Contingent liability (in private): The Committee will take evidence from-
Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work, Scottish Government;
Liz Ditchburn, Director General Economy, Scottiish Government;
Gordon Wales, Director of Financial Management, Scottish Government;
Roy Brannen, Chief Executive, Transport Scotland.

Proposed future business

At its next meeting, on 11 September the committee will continue to take evidence on the Referendums (Scotland) Bill. For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee, Jim Johnston, on 0131 348 5215 or

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