08/01/18: A vital part of the work of the review is the gathering of evidence. Much of this is in the form of statistics, forecasts and reports by economists and others. But evidence can take many forms and come from anyone with a view and experience of the issues considered by the Review.
The Commission is seeking evidence in relation to the following key questions set out in its terms of reference:
All evidence needs to be submitted by Thursday 15th February 2018.
*Deadline is now closed.
Is there a deadline for evidence to be submitted?
Yes. To be considered fully as part of the Review, your evidence needs to be submitted by Thursday 15th February 2018.
To whom is the call for evidence directed?
The call is primarily (though not exclusively) directed towards business representatives, academics and policymakers including local councils as they play a key role in shaping the future of the region.
When submitting evidence please say which of the key questions – 1-9 above you are responding to.
What will be done with my evidence?
All evidence will be read and considered as part of the advice given to the Commission. Summaries of the evidence will be made available to the Commission and used to help formulate the Commission’s final analysis and recommendations. Unless you request otherwise, the Commission will treat your evidence as being in the public domain and may quote from or reference it and/or may publish it on the Commission website.
*Please note: Deadline is now closed.