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BUSINESS BULLETIN 77/1999

Tuesday 26 October 1999

Section C – Agendas of Committee Meetings

 

The following Committees will meet on Wednesday 27 October 1999

 

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

6th Meeting

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 4

  1. Local Economic Development Inquiry:

  2. The Committee will hear evidence from –

    Business Enterprise Scotland;

    Scottish Council of National Training Organisations;

    Institution of Economic Development.


  3. Appointment of an adviser to assist Inquiry.


  4. Referrals from other Committees:

  5. The Committee will consider –

    Petition on Student Tuition Fees (PE12);

    Educational Development, Research and Services (Scotland) Grant

    Regulations (SI 1999/65);

    European Commission Green Paper on Liability for Defective

    Products.

  6. Possible visit to the Alba Centre, Livingston.


  7. Possible future inquiry topics – Rating Revaluation and Petrol Pricing.

 

 

Health and Community Care Committee

10th Meeting

The Committee will meet at 9.45am in the Chamber

  1. Evidence: The Committee will consider lines of questioning with respect to Item 2


  2. Evidence: Consideration of Fair Share for All - Report of the National Review of Resource Allocation of the NHS in Scotland (The Arbuthnott Report)

  3. The Committee will hear evidence from:

    Chris Spry, Chief Executive, Greater Glasgow Health Board

    Dr Andrew Walker, Greater Glasgow Health Board

    Dr Kevin Woods, Director of Strategy and Performance Review, Management Executive of NHS in Scotland

    Susan Deacon MSP, Minister for Health and Community Care

  4. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No 3) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/110)


  5. Evidence: Consideration of Fair Share for All - Report of the National Review of Resource Allocation of the NHS in Scotland (The Arbuthnott Report), Dr John Forbes, Adviser to the Committee to summarise evidence.


  6. Draft Report: The Committee to determine the procedure for consideration of the draft report arising from the Arbuthnott inquiry

 

 

Local Government Committee

7th Meeting

The Committee will meet at 10.00am in Committee Room 3

  1. The committee will receive evidence from Wendy Alexander, Minister for Communities, on the Executive’s plans for local government.

  2. Proposals for a programme of visits and consultation with local authorities


  3. Research priorities for the committee


  4. Inquiry into Rating revaluation


  5. Mapping exercise


  6. Ethical Standards Bill

 

 

Social Inclusion, Housing & Voluntary Sector Committee

6th Meeting

The Committee will meet at 10:00 am in Committee Room 2.

  1. Action points from previous meeting


  2. Social Inclusion – interim report from convener, Margaret Curran MSP


  3. Scottish Homes

  4. The Committee will hear evidence from —

    John Ward, Chair, Scottish Homes

    Peter McKinlay, Chief Executive, Scottish Homes

  5. Housing – interim report from reporter, John McAllion MSP

  1. Private/ Public meetings – paper from the Clerk


  2. Timetable


  3. Items of correspondence.

 

 

Subordinate Legislation Committee

8th Meeting

The Committee will meet at 6.15pm in Committee Room 3

 

1. Consideration of

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions ) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No.3) Scotland Order 1999 (SSI 1999/110).

The Lobsters and Crawfish (Prohibition of Fishing and Landing) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/88)

The Organic Aid (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/107)

The Erskine Bridge (Temporary Suspension of Tolls) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/116)

The National Health Service (Penalty Charge) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/121)

The Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/124)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) Partial Revocation (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/114)

Letters to the Presiding Officer


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