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S5W-04750: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 16 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-04538 by Michael Matheson on 16 November 2016, whether any other minister has made representations to (a) Police Scotland and (b) the Scottish Police Authority regarding police charging for events.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 24 November 2016

Fergus Ewing, then Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism met with Police Scotland on 21 May 2015 to discuss issues in relation to the policing of events. The meeting was also attended by representatives of VisitScotland.