In this section, we will provide links to relevant published and research documentation of interest to the financial services industry from various sources including the Scottish Governement, HM Treasury, etc.
On 17 November 2010, John Swinney MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth submitted the Scottish Government's response with annex to the Independent Commission on Banking's Issues Paper and Call for Evidence.
The Financial and Business Services Key Sector Report was produced as part of a series of reports on the key sectors of the Scottish economy by the Scottish Government. These reports describe the composition and performance of each of these sectors along with summarising key policy interventions and known challenges and opportunities facing the sectors. Further information on the reports for the remaining key sectors can be found here.
The First Minister, Alex Salmond, presented this proposition document, "Scotland - Operational Excellence", to Lloyds TSB in October 2008 as part of discussions regarding the proposed merger with HBOS.