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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09909: Jamie Greene (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 22 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government from which areas of expertise the members of the independent expert advisory panel that is referred to in Realising Scotland's full potential in a digital world: A Digital Strategy for Scotland will be drawn, and whether it has appointed any members of the panel and, if so, whom.

Answered by: Keith Brown 29 June 2017

The Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy, chaired by Helen Goulden, Executive Director of Nesta, met for this first time in May 2017. Membership was drawn from and representative of those with knowledge and expertise of the benefits and challenges of the collaborative economy, including from those with experience in regulation, industry, competition law, Global/EU awareness of the sector and economics. A range of organisations are represented on the panel full details can be found here.