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The Fiscal Commission Working Group (FCWG) is a sub-group of the Council of Economic Advisers which is helping to shape the development of a robust fiscal and macroeconomic framework for an independent Scotland.
The members are Professors Andrew Hughes Hallett, Sir Jim Mirrlees, Frances Ruane and Joseph Stiglitz. The sub-group is chaired by Crawford Beveridge.
The Working Group will:
Macroeconomic Framework Recommendations for the macroeconomic framework of an independent Scotland. Published 11th February 2013.
Stabilisation and Savings Funds For Scotland Recommendations for a stabilisation fund and a savings fund for Scotland. Published 2nd October 2013.
Principles for a Modern and Efficient Tax System Recommendations for the design of an efficient and effective tax system. Published 4th November 2013.
Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Commissions Options for fiscal rules, providing international examples to inform the development of a Scottish Fiscal Commission. Published 4th November 2013.
The Economic Foundations of an Independent Scotland
Speech given by Crawford Beveridge, 19th August 2014.
This note provides an overview of the ongoing engagement with the Fiscal Commission Working Group, including minutes of meetings up to 6th March 2014.
Fiscal Commission Working Group: Engagement and Meetings
28th May 2013 - Statement from the Fiscal Commission Working Group
17th February 2014 - Statement from the Fiscal Commission Working Group
6th March 2014 - Statement from the Fiscal Commission Working Group
Page updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014