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Business Bulletin No. 145/2002

Tuesday 8 October 2002

Section C : Agendas of Committee Meetings

  

Health and Community Care Committee

9 October 2002

26th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 1

1. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following affirmative instrument -

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.12) (Scotland) Order 2002, (SSI 2002/430).

2. Mental Health (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence from -

Dr Janette Gardner - National Schizophrenic Fellowship (Scotland)

Shona Barcus, Chief Executive, Scottish Association for Mental Health

Professor Kevin Woods, Chair, Scottish Association for Mental Health

Shona Main, Policy and Parliamentary Officer, ADSW

James Kennedy, Board Secretary, RCN Scotland

Colin Campbell, Mental Health Nurse, RCN Scotland

Colin Pullman, Mental Health Nurse, RCN Scotland.

Social Justice Committee

9 October 2002

17th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 2

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 3, 4 and 5 in private.

2. Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 2).

3. Building (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach at Stage 1.

4. Budget Process 2003-4: The Committee will consider its approach to Stage 2 of the budget process.

5. Social Inclusion Inquiry: The Committee will consider its draft report.

Transport and the Environment Committee

9 October 2002

28th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 3

1. Petition PE 449: The Committee will consider a petition by Mr Alex Hogg, on behalf of the Scottish Gamekeepers Association.

2. Petitions PE 422, PE 430 and PE 454: The Committee will consider correspondence between the Convener and the Minister for Social Justice relating to petitions PE 422 by Mr James Docherty on protection for school playing fields, PE 430 by Mrs M Glendinning on the sale of school playing fields and PE 454 by Mr Peter Watson on the sale of playing fields.

3. Petitions PE 346 and PE 369: The Committee will consider a response from the Scottish Executive to a reporters' paper on petition PE 346 by Scotland Opposing Opencast and petition PE 369 by the Confederation of UK Coal Producers.

4. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument -

The Road Humps and Traffic Calming (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2002, (SSI 2002/419).

5. Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report.

6. 2003 - 04 Budget Process (in private): The Committee will consider a paper by the Committee's adviser on Stage 2 of the 2003 - 04 Budget Process.

Justice 2 Committee

9 October 2002

35th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.45 am in the Chamber, Assembly Hall, The Mound, Edinburgh

1. Item in private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 4 in private.

2. Petition: The Committee will consider petition PE336 by Frank Maguire on civil justice for asbestos victims.

3. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 8).

4. Future work programme: The Committee will consider its future work programme.

Standards Committee

9 October 2002

14th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in the Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh

1. Item in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 3 in private.

2. Scottish Parliament Business Exchange: The Committee will take evidence from Paul Grice, Convener of the Exchange, and Anne Mearns, Executive Director of the Exchange.

3. Complaint: The Committee will make its initial consideration of a report from the Standards Adviser.

Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm (Navigation and Fishing) (Scotland) Bill Committee

10 October 2002

1st Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 1.30 pm in Committee Room 3

1. Declaration of interests: Members of the committee will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Choice of Convener: The Committee will choose a Convener.

3. Deputy Convener: The Committee will choose a Deputy Convener.

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

5. Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm (Navigation and Fishing) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider papers from the clerk to the approach to the Preliminary Stage of the Bill.

 

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