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Parliamentary Reception: A celebration of Improvement Districts in Scotland

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cross Party Group for Towns and Town Centres Parliamentary Reception

Sponsored by Siobhian Brown MSP

‘A Celebration of Improvement Districts in Scotland’

Recognising the importance of Improvement Districts in Scotland

Ministerial Address by Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth

Tuesday 28th February 2023

6pm to 8pm

The Holyrood Room

Scottish Parliament

 

The reception provides the opportunity to celebrate the work of Scotland’s Improvement Districts. They have played a key role in many of Scotland’s towns and city districts, supporting business and encouraging the public to use their local services. The event will also be a key opportunity to bring place stakeholders together to hear of the latest developments around Scotland’s towns.

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‘A Celebration of Improvement Districts in Scotland’

Recognising the importance of Improvement Districts in Scotland

17:30 Guests Arrival

17:45 Guests Escorted to the Holyrood Room

18:00 Networking and Improvement District Showcase

18:15 Welcome

Siobhian Brown MSP, Convener, Cross Party Group for Towns and Town Centres

18:20 Ministerial Address

Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth

18:30 Councillor Gail Macgregor, Environment and Economy Spokesperson, COSLA

18:40 Adrian Watson, CEO, Aberdeen Inspired BID

18:50 Closing Remarks

Professor Leigh Sparks, Deputy Principal and Professor of Retail Studies at the Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling and Chair, Scotland’s Towns Partnership

19:00 Networking and Improvement District Showcase

20:00 Close