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Lady Rice meets with MSPs at lunchtime brief

Bruce Crawford MSP, convenor of the Finance and Constitution Committee, kindly invited MSPs to hear more about the role of the Scottish Fiscal Commission at a lunchtime briefing in the parliament on June 22. Commission chair Lady Susan Rice gave a short address on how the Commission is focused on se...

New chief executive joins Scottish Fiscal Commission

John Ireland this week takes over as Chief Executive of the Scottish Fiscal Commission (SFC).  John was formerly a Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute at Strathclyde University and spent time early in his career both with HM Treasury and the National Institute of Economic and Social Resear...

Good Things Come in Threes: The Scottish Fiscal Commission Comes of Age

As part of the 9th Annual Meeting of the OECD Network of Parliamentary Budget Officials and Independent Fiscal Institutions hosted at the Scottish Parliament, Lady Susan Rice gave a welcome speech to our peers from around the world: Presiding officer, ladies and gentlemen. I’m really pleased to see...

Scottish Fiscal Commission launches

Scotland’s official economic and fiscal forecasts will be produced by an independent body following the launch tomorrow (1 April) of the Scottish Fiscal Commission (SFC) as a non-Ministerial department. The Commission is chaired by Lady Susan Rice CBE. Lady Rice said: "This is an important mileston...

New Commissioners

Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution, Derek Mackay, today announced the appointment of David Wilson and Alasdair Smith as Members of the Scottish Fiscal Commission Board. Chair of the Scottish Fiscal Commission Lady Susan Rice said: “This is an important step as we move towards taking...