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BUSINESS BULLETIN 168 / 2000

Tuesday 7 November 2000

Section C – Agendas of Committee Meetings

 

  

 

Justice and Home Affairs Committee

8 November 2000

32nd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in the Chamber, Assembly Hall, the Mound, Edinburgh

1. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will debate-

Motion S1M-1235 by Angus MacKay-That the Committee recommends that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Notification of Authorisations etc.) (Scotland) Order 2000, be approved; and

The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Prescription of Offices, Ranks and Postitions) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/343).

2. Visit to Barlinnie: Members will report back on a visit to HMP Barlinnie.

3. Petitions: The Committee will consider-

a draft letter to the Minister for Justice on petition PE89 by Eileen McBride;

written evidence from the Scottish Human Rights Centre on petition PE116 by James Strang;

written evidence from the Scottish Legal Aid Board on petition PE200 by Andrew Watt.

4. Leasehold Casualties (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report on the Bill.

5. Budget process 2001/02 (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report to the Finance Committee on stage 2 of the budget process 2001/02.

Transport and the Environment Committee

8 November 2000

26th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 2

1. Items in Private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 3 and 4 in private.

2. Transport (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 4).

3. Budget Process: The Committee will consider a draft report as part of its consideration of the Executive's expenditure plans.

4. Water and the Water Industry Inquiry: The Committee will consider a draft terms of reference for its inquiry into water and the water industry.

Education, Culture and Sport Committee

8 November 2000

35th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 3

1. New Member of Committee: The new member of Committee will make a declaration of interests.

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

The Teachers' Superannuation (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/366)

3. Forward Work Programme: The Committee will consider its programme of forward work.

4. Consultation with Children and Young People: The Committee will appoint a contact for the ongoing research project into consultation with children and young people.

5. School Exams Results Inquiry (in private): The Committee will consider a paper on themes and issues arising from the inquiry.

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

8 November 2000

26th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 4

1. Inquiry into Governance of SQA (in private): The Committee will consider its draft report.

2. Revised timetable and Work Programme for Stage 1 of the Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will discuss the implication of changes to the Bill for the future work programme.

3. Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Budget (in private): The Committee will consider its response to evidence from the Deputy Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning, Alasdair Morrison MSP.

Health and Community Care Committee

8 November 2000

25th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in the Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 7 and 8 in private.

2. Time limit on debates: The Committee will be asked to agree to limit debate on emergency affirmative SSIs to 15 minutes.

3. Community Care: The Committee will take evidence from-

Malcolm Chisholm, Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care.

4. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following emergency affirmative instruments-

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 4) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/359)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/360)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No. 2) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/370)

5. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments-

The Specified Risk Material Order Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/344)

The Specified Risk Material Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/345)

The NHS (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/352)

6. Consultation on Public Sector Ombudsman: The Committee will consider a report and determine what action it wishes to take.

7. Budget 2001-02: The Committee will consider its response to the Executive's spending plans.

8. Community Care Inquiry: The Committee will consider its conclusions and recommendations.

Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

8 November 2000

34th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.30 am in Committee Room 1

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

2. Items to be taken in private: The Committee will consider whether item 5 is taken in private.

3. Petition: The Committee will consider PE242 by Action of Churches Together In Scotland, Scottish Refugee Council and Amnesty International calling for the Scottish Parliament to give asylum seekers rights of access to various support services and to amend legislation to restore the entitlement of asylum seekers to accommodation and cash based support.

4. Annual Budget Process (in private): The Committee will consider its report on Stage 2 of the Annual Budget Process.

5. Work programme: The Committee will consider its forward work programme.

6. Family Homes and Homelessness (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider its report for Stage 1 of the Bill.

7. Inquiry into Drug Misuse and Deprived Communities (in private): The Committee will consider a further draft report of its Inquiry into Drug Misuse and Deprived Communities.

  
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