6th Meeting, Session 1 (2000)
Wednesday 22 March 2000
1. Models for Investigation of
The Committee heard evidence from the following witnesses:
The meeting reconvened at 10.04am.
The meeting reconvened at 11.13am
2. Cross-Party Groups
The Committee approved the following Cross-Party Groups:
Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on the Media;
Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Epilepsy.
The Committee also agreed to consider at a later date the question of any post-registration monitoring of Cross-Party Groups.
3. Register of Interests of Staff of Members of the Scottish Parliament: Next Steps
The Committee agreed:
that it would consult MSPs staff on the details of the proposals set out in the Committees report on a Register of Interest for MSPs staff (2nd Report 2000) ;
that the closing date for submissions to the Clerk would be Friday 7 April 2000;
that a summary of responses to the consultation paper would be submitted to the Committee at its meeting on Wednesday 3 May 2000.
The meeting adjourned 11.42am
The meeting re-convened 11.44am.
4. Models for Investigation of Complaints
The Committee heard evidence from the following witness:
In the course of the evidence, the Committee agreed that it would be appropriate for its views on the extent of application of the National Standards Commission model to be made known in the course of Stage 1 consideration of the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc (Scotland) Bill.
The meeting closed at 12.22pm