RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
5th Meeting, Session 1 (1999)
21 September 1999
Apologies: Mrs Cathy Peattie
The meeting opened at 2.02 pm.
1. Impacts of the current ban on shellfishing
The Committee heard evidence from : -
Dr John Davies, Fisheries Research Services
(the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen)
The Committee agreed that the Clerk should prepare a draft report on the matter for further consideration.
The meeting was suspended at 4.06 pm and
resumed at 4.11 pm.
2. Plant Health (Amendment) (Scotland) Order 1999 SSI 1999/22
The Committee heard evidence from Mr Charlie
Greenslade of the Scottish Executive Rural Affairs Department. The Committee
accepted the explanation of the Order and agreed that it need not be drawn
to the attention of the Parliament.
3. Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 SSI 1999/43
The Committee noted explanatory reports and agreed that no comment on this Order be made to the Transport and Environment Committee.
The meeting closed at 4.34 pm.