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Wednesday 8 September 1999

Section C – Agendas of Committee Meetings


Health and Community Care Committee

3rd Meeting


The Committee will meet at 9.30am in the Debating Chamber, Assembly Hall

  1. Priorities for Committee
  2. Invitation to Minister for Health and Community Care
  3. Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning
  4. Conveners Group Meeting
  5. Invitation from Lothian Health Board



Education Culture and Sport Committee

2nd Meeting


The Committee will meet at 9.40 am in Committee Room 2

  1. Discussion on conduct of meeting (taken in private)
  2. Improvement in Scottish Education Bill – evidence
  3. Future Work Programme



Transport and Environment Committee

2nd Meeting


The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1

  1. Declaration of interestsEvidence from Sarah Boyack, MSP, Minister for Transport and the Environment

  2. Consideration of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/1)

  3. Consideration of Public Petitions—

Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry Petition on the upgrade of the A77 between Fenwick and Newton Mearns to motorway standard (PE2)

Hospitalfield Area Residents’ Committee Petition on commercial oil seed rape crushing in their area and the effect of this activity on residents’ health (PE3)

Mr R H Guild Petition on Edinburgh’s Transport and Traffic (PE 7)

Scottish Homing Union Petition on the impact of the number of birds of prey on the sport of pigeon racing (PE8)

  1. Work Programme and Timetable, including additional topics identified by members during the recess
  1. Invitations received by the Committee



Justice and Home Affairs Meeting

3rd Meeting

The Committee will meet at 10.30 am in Committee Room 4

  1. Evidence from Scottish Women’s Aid and Family Law Association on the protections afforded to women under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981

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