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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-11233: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the announcement in its Programme for Government, what (a) financial and (b) administrative support it is providing Benny Higgins for the development of the Scottish National Investment Bank, including any seconded staff.

Answered by: Keith Brown 26 September 2017

A Secretariat of Scottish Government officials will support Benny Higgins in taking this work forward. The Secretariat will provide and coordinate a range of advice and support from across the Scottish Government and from external sources to ensure the appropriate skills and expertise are available. The Scottish Government will provide the appropriate financial support to ensure a high quality and robust Implementation Plan.

The Terms of Reference for the Implementation Plan can be found via the following link: https://beta.gov.scot/publications/national-investment-bank-implementation-plan-terms-of-reference/