Date lodged: 8 December 2016
To ask the Scottish Government which local authority areas will be covered by the remit of the proposed South Scotland Enterprise Agency.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 19 December 2016
Phase One of the Enterprise and Skills Review announced that we will create a new vehicle to meet the enterprise and skills needs of the South of Scotland. As part of the current Phase Two implementation, we will engage with stakeholders to explore how best to create the new vehicle, including clarifying its boundaries and the locally-based support it will deliver.