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Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament
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Your Business and the new Scottish Parliament

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Presentation by Moray Macdonald to Business Breakfasts held in Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh week commencing 4 July 2011.

Presentation by Moray Macdonald to Business Breakfasts held in Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh week commencing 4 July 2011.

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  • 1. Your business and the new Scottish Parliament
  • 2. ABOUT US
    THE NEW SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT
    THE PEOPLE
    THE POLICY AGENDA
    HOW CAN YOU BE HEARD?
  • 3. Our Global Network
    121 offices in 74 countries
    3
  • 4. Inverness
    Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
    Glasgow
    Cardiff
    Cardiff
    Belfast
    Dublin
    Manchester
    Leeds
    London
    Weber Shandwick in UK / Scotland
    UK
    • A one-stop shop for accessing UK-wide, pan European and global audiences
    • 5. Full service UK network encompassing Financial, Technology, Healthcare, Corporate, Public Affairs and Consumer PR
    • 6. Specialist teams in Digital, CSR, Broadcast, Internal Communications, Market Research, Lifestyle & Youth Marketing and Multi-Cultural Communications
    Scotland
    • 4 offices: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen
    • 7. Specialist public affairs and design practices
    • 8. 55 staff
    • 9. Multi-specialism consultants
    • 10. Key sectors: Oil & Gas, Commercial Property, Corporate & Financial, Business to Business
    “The well connected PR company”
    Financial Times
  • 11. 5
    The New Scottish Parliament
    and some of the key people
  • 12. Make up of Scottish Parliament
    2011
    Constituency
    Results
    73 constituencies
    8 regions
    129 MSPs
  • 13. 2011 Election Results
  • 14. 2011 Election Results
  • 15. Where did the SNP’s vote come from?
  • 16. Scotlandvotes image
    2015 ...
    Can Labour make a comeback in 2015?
    www.scotlandvotes.com
  • 17. Why is this important?
    30+15+1+1+1 = 48
  • 18. And some high profile losses
  • 19. New faces in the Cabinet
  • 20. Alex Salmond
    First Minister
    Nicola Sturgeon
    Deputy First Minister, Cabinet Sec for Health, Wellbeing & Cities Strategies
    Michael MathesonMinister for Public Health
    Shona Robison Minister for Commonwealth Games & Sport
    Michael RussellCabinet Secretary for Education & Lifelong Learning
    Kenny MacAskillCabinet Secretary for Justice
    Richard LochheadCabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Environment
    John SwinneyCabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth
    Bruce Crawford Cabinet Secretary for Parliament and Government Strategy
    Alex Neil Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment
    Roseanna Cunningham Minister Community Safety & Legal Affairs
    Alasdair AllanMinister for Learning & Skills
    Angela ConstanceMinister for Children & Young People
    Stewart StevensonMinister for Environment and Climate Change
    Keith BrownMinister for Housing and Transport
    Fergus EwingMinister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism
    Aileen CampbellMinister for Local Government and Planning
    Brian AdamMinister for Parliamentary Business and Chief Whip
    Fiona HyslopCabinet Culture & External Affairs
  • 21. Parliamentary Liaison Officers (PLOs)
    Joan McAlpine MSP
    PLO to Alex Salmond
    First Minister of Scotland
    Mark McDonald MSP
    PLO to John Swinney
    Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth
    Humza Yousaf MSP
    PLO to Alex Salmond
    First Minister of Scotland
    John Finnie MSP
    PLO to Kenny MacAskill
    Cabinet Secretary for Justice
    Aileen Macleod MSP
    PLO to Alex Neil
    Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment
    Jim Eadie MSP
    PLO to Nicola Sturgeon Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy
    Clare Adamson MSP
    PLO to Fiona Hyslop
    Cabinet Secretary for Europe and External Affairs
    Marco Biagi MSP
    PLO to Michael Russell
    Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning
    Derek Mackay MSP
    PLO to Bruce Crawford
    Cabinet Secretary for Parliamentary Business and Government Strategy
    Paul Wheelhouse MSP
    PLO to Richard Lochhead
    Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment
  • 22. Special Advisers
    Alex Bell
    Senior Policy Adviser
    FMQs, Constitution, Renewable Energy and Water
    Kevin Pringle
    Senior Special Adviser
    Political Spokesperson
    Stephen Noon
    Senior Policy Adviser
    Noel Dolan
    Senior Policy Adviser
    Health and Wellbeing
    Geoff Aberdein
    Special Adviser
    First Minister Alex Salmond
    John McFarlane
    Special Adviser
    Policy support on all issues
    Stuart Nicolson
    Special Adviser
    Jennifer Erikson
    Special Adviser
    Stephen Gethins
    Special Adviser
    Stephen Gethins
    Special Adviser
    David Hutchison
    Special Adviser
    John MacInnes
    Special Adviser
  • 23. 17
    The Policy Agenda
  • 24. The policy agenda
  • 25. Programme for Government
    Scotland Bill
    Non-financial aspects:
    • Selection of BBC Trust and Crown Estate Commissioners
    • 26. Scottish elections
    • 27. Speed and drink-driving limits
    • 28. Airguns
    • 29. UK Supreme Court
    • 30. And finally ... A Scottish Government
    Financial implications:
    • Responsible for half of income tax raised
    • 31. Borrowing Powers for the Scottish Government
    • 32. Stamp Duty
    • 33. Landfill tax
    • 34. Power to create or devolve other taxes to Holyrood
    • 35. Corporation tax?
  • Programme for Government
    The economy
    • The Budget – no longer a compromise with other parties
    • 36. Cuts – 11% real term reduction by 2014/2015
    • 37. New tax and borrowing powers
    • 38. Council Tax freeze
    • 39. Focus on Scottish Enterprise / HIE and SDI
    • 40. Internationalising Scotland’s economy is key
  • Programme for Government
    Public Sector Reform
    Christie Commission
    • Involve communities in design and delivery of public services
    • 41. Integration of public services
    • 42. Prioritise expenditure on preventing negative outcomes
    • 43. Reduce duplication – across public, private and third sectors
    • 44. Sharing services
    • 45. Devolution of job search and support from UK Government
    • 46. Audit Scotland – improve performance across all public service organisations
    • 47. Consistent and transparent procurement standards
    No compulsory redundancies across the public sector.
    Freeze council tax until 2016.
  • 48. Programme for Government
    Renewable Energy
    • 100% of electricity from renewables by 2020
    • 49. The re-industrialisation of Scotland?
    • 50. Renewables – 20,000 jobs by 2020?
    • 51. Transmission charges remain an issue
    • 52. Warm Home Fund
    • 53. Community green energy projects
  • Programme for Government
    Transport
    • New Forth Crossing
    • 54. Edinburgh-Glasgow Improvement Programme
    • 55. Borders Railway
    • 56. M8 upgrade
    • 57. Glasgow Subway modernisation
    • 58. Western and Northern Isles ferry contracts
    But what for ....
    • Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route
    • 59. A9
    • 60. High Speed Rail
    • 61. Edinburgh Trams
  • Programme for Government
    Other issues
    • Funding for Higher Education – up to £9,000 for English students
    • 62. Minimum pricing for alcohol +
    • 63. Police Force restructuring
    • 64. Anti-Sectarianism Bill
    • 65. Commonwealth Games
    • 66. 5,000 new council houses
    • 67. £1.25 Billion investment in school building programme
  • Programme for Government
    Independence Referendum
    • Held towards end of the Parliament
    • 68. Maybe after the Commonwealth Games in 2014?
    • 69. A question on something less than independence too?
    18%
    37%
    45%
  • 70. Local Authority Elections 2012
  • 71. 27
    Engaging with the Scottish Parliament
  • 72. Engaging with the Scottish Parliament
    The basics
    • Stakeholder Map
    • 73. Stakeholder Audit
    • 74. Draw up an engagement plan
    • 75. Access is easy – at Parliament and locally
    • 76. Don’t forget SpAds, Researchers, PLOs
    • 77. Send briefings
    • 78. Be active – events, networking, conferences
  • Contact us:
    Moray Macdonald
    Managing Director, Scotland
    Email: mmacdonald@webershandwick.com
    Twitter: @moraymacdonald
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/moraymacdonald
  • 79. ?
  • 80. Contact us:
    Moray Macdonald
    Managing Director, Scotland
    Email: mmacdonald@webershandwick.com
    Twitter: @moraymacdonald
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/moraymacdonald

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