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S5W-11282: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government (a) on what datesĀ and (b) where it has met Benny Higgins.

Answered by: Keith Brown 28 September 2017

Scottish Government officials have engaged in discussions with Benny Higgins regarding a Scottish National Investment Bank via telephone calls on 22 August, 29 August, 8 September and held face to face meetings on 1 September and 22 September, both in Edinburgh.

I met with Benny Higgins on 21 September 2017. The First Minister met with Mr Higgins on 27 September to discuss implementation planning to create a Scottish National Investment Bank. Both these meetings took place at the Scottish Parliament.