Date lodged: 27 October 2016
To ask the Scottish Government further to the comments in the publication, Enterprise and Skills Review: Report on Phase 1, what its position is on whether the alignment of functions of learning and skills agencies could result in the merger of Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Funding Council.
Answered by: Keith Brown 10 November 2016
There are currently no plans to merge Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland. Plans to better align of the functions of the two agencies will be developed as part of phase 2 of the review.