were received from Elaine Thomson.
opened at 10.03 am.
- Committee Business:
The Committee agreed to take agenda items 6 and 7 in private.
- International Criminal
Court (Scotland) Bill: The Committee agreed that the potential
financial implications of this legislation are sufficient to require
the Parliament by resolution to agree to that expenditure.
- Voluntary Sector
Funding: The Committee received an oral report back from its
reporter Donald Gorrie and agreed to consider a written report
at its next meeting.
- 2002/03 Provisional
Expenditure Plan for the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body:
The Committee considered a letter from the Presiding Officer
and agreed that the written agreement between the Finance Committee
and Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body should be amended. The
Committee also agreed that it would be sensible for a similar
amendment to be made to the written agreement between the Finance
Committee and the Scottish Commission for Public Audit.
- 2002/03 Budget
Process: The Committee considered the Annual Expenditure Report
of the Scottish Executive and agreed to write to the Minister
for Finance and Local Government for clarification on a number
- Inquiry into PFI/PPP
(in private): The Committee finalised the remit for the inquiry
and agreed the order of preference for the appointment of an adviser.
- Inquiry into Resource
Accounting and Budgeting (in private): The Committee considered
an issues paper.
closed at 11.57 am.
Clerk to the Committe