Date lodged: 31 January 2017
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-06335 by John Swinney on 30 January 2017, whether it will provide an answer to the question that was asked on what discussions it has had with the board of the Scottish Funding Council regarding the Scottish Government's plan to abolish the board, and what response it received
Answered by: John Swinney 8 February 2017
There is ongoing engagement between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Funding Council around the Enterprise and Skills Review. Most recently, Ms Somerville attended the Scottish Funding Council Board meeting on 27 January and had a helpful and constructive discussion with the Board on a range of issues including Phase 2 of the Review.