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Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence on Scottish referendum

21 March 2012

CBI Scotland and Scottish Financial Enterprise will consider the potential impact of the Referendum on: the Scottish economy, Scottish businesses and the financial services industry in Scotland.

Witnesses

Wednesday 21 March, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Owen Kelly, Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise
  • Iain McMillan, Director, CBI Scotland
  • David Lonsdale, Assistant Director, CBI Scotland

At approx 3.30pm

  • Dr Matt Qvortrup, Senior Lecturer of Comparative Politics, (CISR)
  • Daran Hill, Managing Director, Positif Politics (Yes Campaign)
  • Rachel Banner,  True Wales (No Campaign)

At approx 4.30pm
The Electoral Commission

  • John McCormick, Electoral Commissioner for Scotland
  • Andy O’Neill, Head of Office
  • Lisa Klein, Director of Party and Election Finance
  • Andrew Scallan, Director of Electoral Administration

First, CBI Scotland and Scottish Financial Enterprise will consider the potential impact of the Referendum on: the Scottish economy, Scottish businesses and the financial services industry in Scotland.

The Committee will then go on to discuss issues around the question, timing and regulation of the referendum, with political scientists, campaigners from both sides of the Wales 2011 referendum, and the Electoral Commission.

Further information

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