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S5W-06253: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 18 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what involvement it had with the visit to the UK by Eurostat officials in January 2013 regarding the Maastricht Excessive Deficit Procedure, and whether it will publish details of the (a) communications and (b) correspondence with (i) Eurostat, (ii) the Office for National Statistics and (iii) other stakeholders that it (A) provided and (B) received (1) prior to and (2) after the discussions.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 31 January 2017

The Scottish Government had no involvement in the January 2013 visit of Eurostat officials to the UK, and there is no correspondence we have had on this specific issue.