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A : Daily Business List
B : Business Programme
C : Agendas of Committee Meetings
D : Oral Questions selected for answer
E : Written questions lodged
F : Motions and Amendments
G : Bills: Notices and Amendments
H : New Documents
J : Parliamentary Bureau: Note of Decisions
K : Progress of Parliamentary Business

Business Bulletin No. 165 / 2003

Tuesday 2nd December 2003

Section C : Agendas of Committee Meetings

  

Education Committee

3 December 2003

12th Meeting, 2003

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

1. Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill: The committee will take evidence on the general principles of the Bill at Stage 1 from-

Panel 1

Scottish Child Law Centre;

Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights;

Eddie Follan, Policy Manager, Children in Scotland.

Panel 2

Lorraine Dilworth, Parent, Record of Needs Alert;

Eileen Prior, Member, Equity Group;

Dorothy McDonald, Events and Training Manager, Achievement Bute;

Parents' Awareness Forum, Fife.

2. Work programme: The committee will consider a paper on its future work programme.

Communities Committee

3 December 2003

10th Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1

1. Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take oral evidence at Stage 1 from-

Panel 1

Cumbernauld Police

Superintendent Elliot McKenzie, Cumbernauld Police Offices,

Alex Love, Area Inspector, Problem Solving Policing,

George Smith, Head of Community Policing in Cumbernauld.

Glasgow Community Safety Forum

Karen Byrne, Chair, North Maryhill Corridor Community Safety Forum,

Tony Green, Development Officer and Secretary to Forum.

Panel 2

Scottish Consortium on Crime and Criminal Justice

Dr Sula Woolf, member of the Howard League for Penal Reform,

Maggie Mellon, Head of Public Policy, NCH Scotland.

Victim Support Scotland

Barry Jackson, Policy Officer,

Neil Patterson, Director of Operations.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments-

the Home Energy Efficiency Scheme Amendment (No.2) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, (SSI 2003/529).

the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (Transfer of Scottish Homes Property and Liabilities) Order 2003, (SSI 2003/532).

Environment and Rural Development Committee

3 December 2003

14th Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 3

1. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments-

The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, (SSI 2003/531);

The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2003, (SSI 2003/533);

The Air Quality Limit Values (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2003, (SSI 2003/547).

2. European issues: The Committee will consider an update from the Convener on European issues.

3. Nature Conservation (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report.

Justice 1 Committee

3 December 2003

15th Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the general principles of the Bill at Stage 1 from-

John Ewing, Chief Executive, John Anderson, Principal Clerk of Session and Justiciary, and Norman Dowie, Deputy Principal Clerk of Justiciary, Scottish Court Service;

Gerard Brown, Convener, Michael Meehan, Member, and Anne Keenan, Secretary, Criminal Law Committee, the Law Society of Scotland;

Patrick Fordyce, President, Scottish Law Agents Society.

2. Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002: Michael Matheson will report to the Committee in relation to the Scottish Executive consultation on the draft code of practice under section 60 of the Act.

Stirling-Alloa-Kincardine Railway and Linked Improvements Bill Committee

3 December 2003

5th Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 1.30 pm in Committee Room 4

1. Stirling-Alloa-Kincardine Railway and Linked Improvements Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a draft Preliminary Stage report.

 

 

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