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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5O-00647: John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 1 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many full-time staff the new enterprise agency for the south of Scotland will have, and whether it will have an office and be overseen by its own board in that region.

Answered by: Keith Brown 8 February 2017

In Phase One of the Enterprise and Skills Review, we made clear our commitment to establish a new vehicle to meet the enterprise and skills needs of the South of Scotland. The second phase of the Enterprise and Skills Review is exploring detailed options for how the vehicle will work, including its legal and organisational structure and its accountability.