5th Meeting, Session 1 (1999)
Tuesday 26 October 1999
Also present: Mr Brian Adam
The meeting opened at 9.45 am.
1. Written Agreements with the Scottish Executive:
The Committee considered the following draft written agreements proposed
by the Scottish Executive:
The Budgeting Process Agreement of Principles and Procedures (FI/99/5/2)
Budget Bills Format of Supporting Documentation (FI/99/5/3)
In Year Changes to Expenditure Allocations (FI/99/5/4)
2. The Budget Process 2000/2001
The Committee discussed issues relating to the handling of the annual Budget process. It was concluded that the Convener should make an early approach to Conveners of subject committees with a view to agreeing a consultation process to take effect from next year. This approach would be based on a paper to be drafted by the Clerk.
The meeting closed at 11.41 am.