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BUSINESS BULLETIN 86 / 2001

Wednesday 29 May 2001

Section A – Daily Business List

 

 

Meetings of Committees

All meetings take place in Committee Chambers, Edinburgh unless otherwise indicated.

Procedures Committee

5th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.30 am in Committee Room 2

1. Convener’s Casting Vote: The Committee will consider a paper.

2. Publication of Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and Parliamentary Bureau Minutes: The Committee will consider a paper.

3. Time for Conveners to speak in the Chamber: The Committee will consider a paper.

4. Committee Agendas: The Committee will consider a paper.

5. Witness Expenses: The Committee will consider a paper.

6. Parliamentary Questions in the recess: transparency of Executive answers to parliamentary questions and Draft Report (2nd, 2001) on Parliamentary Questions: The Committee will consider papers and a draft report.

7. Draft Report (3rd, 2001) on standing order changes: financial resolutions, withdrawal of amendments to motions, and Scottish Commission for Public Audit: The Committee will consider a draft report.

8. Questionnaire based on a paper by Donald Gorrie MSP: The Committee will consider a questionnaire.

9. Decision Time: The Committee will consider correspondence from the Presiding Officer.

10. European Committee: Alteration to Remit: The Committee will consider a paper.

Justice 2 Committee

16th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.45 am in Committee Room 1

1. Petition: The Committee will consider the following petition—

PE333 by Charles Douglas, on behalf of the Humanist Society of Scotland, on the legal status of humanist and other secular marriage ceremonies.

2. International Criminal Court (Scotland) Bill (private): The Committee will consider a revised draft Stage 1 report.

 

Subordinate Legislation Committee

18th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 11.15 am in Committee Room 3

1. Delegated Powers Scrutiny: The Committee will consider the delegated powers provisions in the following Bill—

Regulation of Care (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2.

2. Draft instruments subject to approval: The Committee will consider the following instrument—

The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No.2) Order 2001, (Draft)

3. Instruments subject to annulment: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/186)

The Sex Offenders (Notification Requirements) (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/190).

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

The Rendering (Fluid Treatment) (Scotland) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/189)

The Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/191).

 

 

Education, Culture and Sport Committee

17th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 12.30 pm in Committee Room 4

1. Item in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 5 in private.

2. Budget 2002-03: The Committee will take evidence from the Deputy Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs, Mr Nicol Stephen.

3. Children's Commissioner: The Committee will be updated on the Children's Commissioner Inquiry.

4. Committee Travel: The Committee will consider the approval of travel arrangements for Cathy Peattie in connection with her duties as reporter on traditional arts and culture matters.

5. Budget 2002-3: The Committee will consider a report from the Deputy Convener, Cathy Peattie.

 

Local Government Committee

17th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Local Government Finance Inquiry (in private): The Committee will consider lines of questioning.

2. Items in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 5 in private

3. Local Government Finance Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence from—

Professor Glen Bramley, Heriot-Watt University

Professor Peter Smith, University of York

Jim Twomey, Pion Economics.

4. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following affirmative instrument—

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2001.

5. Procedures Committee Inquiry into the application of Consultative Steering Group principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper from the Procedures Committee.

 
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