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BUSINESS BULLETIN 168 / 2000

Tuesday 7 November 2000

Section A – Daily Business List

 

 

Meetings of Committees

All meetings take place in Committee Chambers, Edinburgh unless otherwise indicated.

Equal Opportunities Committee

21st Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 5, 10 and 11 in private.

2. New members of the Committee: The new members of the Committee will make a declaration of their interests.

3. Choice of Deputy Convener: The Committee will choose a Deputy Convener.

4. Travelling People and Public Sector Policies Inquiry: The Convener will update the Committee on the current progress of the Inquiry.

5. Questions for witnesses: The Committee will consider its questions for the Disabled Persons Housing Service.

6. Better Homes for Scotland's Communities (the Executive’s proposals for the Housing Bill) and Building Standards Regulations: The Committee will take evidence from the Disabled Persons Housing Service from –

Wladyslaw P Mejka, Director

Deborah Burns, Property Register Officer

7. Recent consultations: The Committee will consider Learning Teaching Scotland’s consultation ‘Sex Education in Scotland’s Schools’.

8. Equalities checklist and research proposal on mainstreaming equalities in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider papers on an equalities checklist and a research proposal on mainstreaming equalities in the Scottish Parliament.

9. Reporters: The Committee will hear from Reporters on progress since the last Committee meeting.

10. Equality Strategy: The Committee will consider the Executive’s Equality Strategy.

11. Annual budget process: The Committee will consider its Stage 2 Report of the annual budget process.

Procedures Committee

11th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Item 8 to be taken in private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 8 in private session.

2. Publication of Rejected Amendments: The Committee will consider a paper.

3. Substitution on Committees of the Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper.

4. Extension of Members' Business Time: The Committee will consider a paper.

5. Draft Committee Report on Private Legislation in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider its draft Report.

6. Enquiry into Committee Operations: The Committee will consider a paper.

7. Draft Committee Report on Changes to the Standing Orders: The Committee will consider its draft Report.

8. Enquiry into the Consultative Steering Group Principles: External Research Consultants: The Committee will consider a paper.

Subordinate Legislation Committee

31st Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 11.15 am in Committee Room 3

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

The Budget (Scotland) Act 2000 (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/draft)

2. Draft Affirmative Instruments: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Scotland Act 1998 (Cross–Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions etc.) (No.2) Order 2000, (SI 2000/draft)

The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No.2) Order 2000, (SI 2000/draft)

Local Government Committee

29th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Items in private: The Committee will decide whether to hold items 4 and 5 in private

2. Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider paper LG/00/29/1 on proposals for consideration at Stage 1 of the Bill.

3. Visits to other Parliaments and Assemblies : The Committee will consider a report from Bristow Muldoon on the visit to Wales

4. Stage 2 of the Budget Process 2001/02: The Committee will consider a draft letter to the Finance Committee

5. Procedures for questioning witnesses: The Committee will consider paper LG/00/29/3

Public Petitions Committee

16th Meeting, 2000

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

1. New Petitions: Consideration of new petitions

2. Current Petitions: Consideration of current petitions

3. Conveners Report

Rural Affairs Committee

29th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 2

1. Membership changes: The Committee will hear any declarations of interests by new members of the Committee and consider the involvement of previous members on work still in progress.

2. Choice of Deputy Convener.

3. Salmon Conservation (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider a report by the Subordinate Legislation Committee.

4. Salmon Conservation (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence from—
The Association of District Salmon Fishery Boards, the Atlantic Salmon Trust, the Scottish Anglers National Association, the Salmon and Trout Association, the Salmon Net Fishing Association (Scotland) and the Deputy Minister for Rural Development.

5. Salmon Conservation (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider their conclusions following the taking of evidence on this Bill.

6. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider The Specified Risk Material Order Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 SS1 2000/344 and the Specified Risk Material Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 SSI 2000/345 under the negative procedure.

7. Report into the impact of the closure of the Islay Creamery (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

8. Scottish Executive Budget Proposals 2000/2001 (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

 
 
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