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BUSINESS BULLETIN 56 / 2001

Friday 30 March 2001

Section C – Agendas of Committee Meetings

 

 

Audit Committee

2 April 2001

6th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Council Chamber, Dundee City Council, City Square, Dundee

1. National Health Service Bodies in Tayside (in private): The Committee will consider lines of questioning for the evidence taking session.

2. Committee Business: The Committee will decide whether to take agenda items 4, 5 and 6 in private.

3. National Health Service Bodies in Tayside: The Committee will take evidence from –

Mr Trevor Jones, Head of Scottish Executive Health Department and Chief Executive of NHS in Scotland;

Mr John Aldridge, Director of Finance, Scottish Executive Health Department;

Mr Peter Bates; Chairperson, NHS in Tayside;

Mr Tim Brett, Chief Executive, Tayside Health Board;

Mr Paul M White; Chief Executive; Tayside University Hospital NHS Trust;

Mr Tony Wells, Chief Executive, Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust;

on the report by the Auditor General for Scotland entitled ‘National Health Service Bodies in Tayside’ (AGS/2001/3).

4. Consideration of Evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence taken.

5. Overview of the National Health Service in Scotland 1999/2000: The Committee will consider a revised draft report.

6. Timetabling of Committee Meetings: The Committee will consider a paper on timetabling of committee meetings.

Procedures Committee

3 April 2001

3rd Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.30 am in Committee Room 2

1. Guidance on Private Bills: The Committee will consider draft guidance.

2. Protocols Between the Parliament and the Executive: The Committee will note a paper.

3. Changes to Chapters 9 and 9A of the Standing Orders and Associated Papers: The Committee will consider papers.

4. Scottish Commission for Public Audit (SCPA): The Committee will consider a paper.

5. Enquiry into Parliamentary Questions: The Committee will consider papers.

6. Paper from Donald Gorrie MSP: The Committee will consider a paper.

7. Enquiry into the Application of the Consultative Steering Group Principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will note a paper from the Adviser.

Subordinate Legislation Committee

3 April 2001

12th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 11.15 am in Committee Room 3

1. Executive Responses: The Committee will consider the responses from the Scottish Executive to points raised on the following instruments—

The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/67)

The National Health Service (Dental Charges) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/69)

The Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/104)

The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (No.2) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/105)

The Valuation for Rating (Plant and Machinery) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/115).

2. Negative Instruments: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Quota and Third Country Fishing Measures) (Scotland) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/117)

The National Health Service (General Medical Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/119)

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/127).

3. Instruments not laid before the Parliament: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Ascertainment of Value) (Scotland) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/120)

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Ascertainment of Value) (Scotland) (No.2) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/121)

The Liquor Licensing (Fees) (Scotland) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/125).

 

Local Government Committee

3 April 2001

11th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Item in private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 7 in private.

2. Consultation on the recommendations of the Dog Identification Group (DIG): The Committee will take evidence from the following witnesses—

The Scottish Kennel Club

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland

Society of Chief Officers of Environmental Health in Scotland

Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland.

3. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—

The Non-Domestic Rate (Levying) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/71).

4. Proposed tendering Bill: The Committee will consider proposals for consideration of the proposed tendering Bill at Stage 1.

5. Audit Scotland (in private): The Committee will take evidence from Audit Scotland on its forthcoming Local Authority Overview Report.

6. Consultation on Codes of Conduct for councillors and members of devolved public bodies (in private): The Committee will consider its response to the Scottish Executive consultation.

7. Timetabling of committee meetings: The Committee will consider a paper on timetabling of committee meetings.

Rural Development Committee

3 April 2001

10th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in the Chamber, Assembly Hall, The Mound, Edinburgh

1. Declaration of Interests: The Convener will invite new members to declare any relevant interests.

2. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 6 in private.

3. Foot and Mouth Disease: The Committee will take evidence on measures for prevention and cure from—

Leslie Gardner, State Veterinary Service (Scotland)

Dr Keith Sumption, Tropical Animal Health Department, Edinburgh University

Prof. Joe Brownlie, Head of Pathology and Veterinary Diseases at Royal Veterinary College, London.

Dominic Moran, Scottish Agricultural College.

4. Foot and Mouth Disease: The Committee will take evidence on the effect on Livestock markets from—

David Leggate, Perth Farmers Market.

5. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following instruments under the negative procedure—

The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/84)

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/95)

The Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/104)

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/112).

6. Less Favoured Areas: The Committee will consider a draft report.

7. Land Reform (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

Education, Culture and Sport Committee

3 April 2001

11th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.30 pm in Committee Room 2

1. Items in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 4, 5 and 6 in private.

2. Budget 2002-03: The Committee will consider the appointment of a reporter.

3. Children's Commissioner: The Committee will be updated on its inquiry into the need for a Children’s Commissioner.

4. Timetabling of Committee Meetings: The Committee will consider a paper on timetabling of committee meetings.

5. Children's Commissioner: The Committee will consider possible advisers for its inquiry.

6. National Stadium Inquiry: The Committee will consider whether to take further evidence.

 
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