Correspondence

Joint Exchequer Committee: 8 February 2016

Scottish and UK government finance ministers met for the ninth time since the publication of the Smith Commission report.

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Joint Exchequer Committee communique

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The Joint Exchequer Committee met yesterday (8 February 2016), chaired by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon Greg Hands MP. The Scottish government was represented by John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy.

This was the ninth meeting of the JEC since the publication of the Smith Commission report. Ministers continued detailed discussions on the substantive elements of the fiscal framework that will underpin the financial provisions of the Scotland Bill.

Published 9 February 2016