25th Meeting, 2002 (Session 1)

Tuesday 17th December 2002



Brian Adam

David Davidson

Tom McCabe (Convener)

Alasdair Morgan

Richard Simpson

Elaine Thomson (Deputy Convener)

Apologies were received from Jamie Stone.

The meeting opened at 10.05 a.m.


1. Items in Private: The Committee decided to take item 2 in private, and to consider its draft report on the Commissioner for Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill in private at its next meeting.

2. Lines of Questioning: The Committee considered its lines of questioning for items 3 and 4.

3. Holyrood Project - Financial Position Report: The Committee took evidence from-

Paul Grice, Clerk and Chief Executive, Scottish Parliament;

Robert Brown MSP, Member, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body;

Stewart Gilfillan, Director of Corporate Services, Scottish Parliament;

Sarah Davidson, Project Director, Holyrood Project Team.

4. Commissioner for Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill: The Committee took evidence on the Bill's financial memorandum from-

Karen Gillon MSP, Convener, Education, Culture and Sport Committee;

David Cullum, Clerk Team Leader, Non-Executive Bills Unit, Scottish Parliament.

5. Work Programme: The Committee considered its future work programme.

The meeting closed at 12.26 p.m..

David McGill,
Clerk to the Committee