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BUSINESS BULLETIN 147 / 2000

Friday 29 September 2000

Section C – Agendas of Committee Meetings

 

  

Subordinate Legislation Committee

3 October 2000

28th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 11.15 am in Committee Room 3

1. Delegated Powers Scrutiny: The Committee will consider the subordinate legislation provisions in the following Bill-

Salmon Conservation (Scotland) Bill

2. Executive Responses: The Committee will consider the response from the Scottish Executive to points raised on the following instrument-

Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No.4) (Applications under s.1 of the Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act 1972) 2000, (SSI 2000/319)

3. Negative Instruments: The Committee will consider the following instrument-

The Diseases of Fish (Control) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/330)

4. Instruments not laid before the Parliament: The Committee will consider the following instrument-

The National Health Service Trusts (Originating Capital) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2000, (SSI 2000/337)

Audit Committee

3 October 2000

16th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Committee Business (in private): The Committee will consider how it wishes to handle the evidence taking session.

Not before 2.15pm

2. Evidence Taking Session: The Committee will take evidence from:

Mr Paul Grice, Clerk and Chief Executive of the Scottish Parliament

Mr Martin Mustard, Project Manager, Holyrood Project Team

on the Auditor General for Scotland's report "The New Scottish Parliament Building - an examination of the management of the Holyrood Project".

3. Consideration of Evidence (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence it has taken and the progress of the inquiry to date.

European Committee

3 October 2000

17th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in The Chamber, Assembly Hall, The Mound, Edinburgh

1. Items in private: The Convener will move that items 5, 6 and 7 be taken in private

2. Convener's report: The Convener will report to the Committee on-

Progress of the Committee's Inquiry into the implementation of European Structural Funds

Proposed inaugral meeting of the UK Chairs/Conveners of "European Committees" to discuss matters of common interest , 3 November 2000

Proposed visit by the Swedish Ambassador to the UK to discuss the priorities of their forthcoming Presidency of the EU, 6 December 2000

Proposal for the European Committee's visits to the European institutions, end 2000/early 2001

Proposed visit to the Scottish Parliament by a parliamentary delegation from Schleswig Holstein, Germany, 6 October 2000

3. Reporter's reports: The Committee will hear a progress report by Dennis Canavan MSP on his report into the proposed European Charter on Fundamental Rights

4. Scrutiny of EC/EU documents: The Committee will carry out the scrutiny of documents received since 2 May 2000

5. Inquiry into football transfer fees and the proposals of the European Commission: The Committee will discuss its draft report

6. New working procedures and a revised work programme (September 2000 to June 2001): The Committee will discuss its draft report

7. Scottish aquaculture industry: The Committee will discuss the revised draft reporter's report prepared by Maureen Macmillan MSP on the impact of European list I designated disease Infectious Salmon Anaemia and list II disease Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia on the Scottish aquaculture industry

Local Government Committee

3 October 2000

27th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to hold item 6 in private

2. Leadership Advisory Panel: The Committee will take evidence from the Chair of the Leadership Advisory Panel, Alastair MacNish

3. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument-

The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/261)

4. Petition PE 56: Ian Cantwell: The Committee will consider paper LG/00/27/1 by the Clerk

5. Budget process at Stage 2: The Committee will consider paper LG/00/27/2 by the Clerk on proposals for taking evidence at Stage 2 of the Budget process

6. Inquiry into local government finance: The Committee will consider proposals for detailed terms of reference and witnesses

Rural Affairs Committee

3 October 2000

27th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 2

1. Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to taking evidence at Stage 1 of this Bill.

2. Proposed Salmon Conservation Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to taking evidence at Stage 1 of this Bill.

3. Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme: The Committee will consider a report by the Audit Committee on this scheme.

4. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider The Export of Pigs, Porcine Material and Bovine Animals (Scotland) Regulations 2000/300 under the negative procedure.

5. Petitions: The Committee will consider PE194 from Mr D Keith of behalf on the Scottish Campaign for Public Angling regarding access to the River Tay.

6. Inquiry into changing employment patterns on Rural Scotland (in private): The Committee will resume consideration of a draft report on the inquiry.

  
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