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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05629: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 16 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what strategy and monitoring framework was in place for the Strategic Forum, previously chaired by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 11 January 2017

The Strategic Forum discussed a range of strategic economic issues and encouraged and promoted collaborative actions by our agencies. Scotland's Economic Strategy sets out the overall economic aims of the Scottish Government. Individual agency activities align with those priorities. The National Performance Framework

(http://www.gov.scot/About/Performance/scotPerforms)

measures progress and the individual agencies have their own monitoring systems that are scrutinised by Parliament.