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Monday 17 January 2000

Section A – Daily Business List



Meetings of Committees

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



European Committee

1st Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in House 6, Geoff Shaw Room, Glasgow City Council, 94 Elmbank Street, Glasgow

1. Choice of Deputy Convener: The Committee will choose a Deputy Convener

2. Preliminary discussion on the review of the European Structural Fund Programme Management Executives (PME) and their relationship with the Scottish Executive:

The Committee will hear evidence from –

Laurie Russell, Chief Executive, Strathclyde European Partnership

Gordon McLaren, Programme Director, East of Scotland European Partnership

Dennis Malone, Programme Director, Highlands and Islands European Partnership

Heather Koronka, Administrative Director, Scottish ESF Objective 3 Partnership

Donald McKinnon, Programme Director, Dumfries and Galloway European Partnership

Kathy Cameron, European Programme and Project Officer, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

Julia Palmer, Head of Development, Scotish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Lex Gold, Chair of the Review Steering Committee and Director of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce



Local Government Committee

2nd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Renewing Local Democracy Group: The Committee will take evidence from Richard Kerley, Chair of the Renewing Local Democracy Working Group.

2. Reports from visits to Councils: The Committee will consider reports from visits to—

Perth and Kinross: LG/00/2/1 – Reporter, Sylvia Jackson

East Lothian: LG/00/2/2 – Reporter, Gil Paterson

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