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BUSINESS BULLETIN 178 / 2000

Tuesday 21 November 2000

Section A – Daily Business List

 

 

Meetings of Committees

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

 

Equal Opportunities Committee

22nd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in The Chamber, Assembly Hall, The Mound, Edinburgh

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 2 and 5 in private.

2. Questions for witnesses: The Committee will consider its lines of questioning for Visualise.

3. Better Homes for Scotland's Communities (the Executive's Proposals for the Housing Bill): The Committee will take evidence from Visualise from –

John Keenan

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

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

Procedures Committee

13th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Parliamentary Questions - Continuing Work and 2nd Report: The Committee will consider a paper.

2. Presiding Officer/Convener correspondence: To note.

3. Withdrawal of Amendments to Motions: The Committee will consider a paper.

Standards Committee

16th Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 11.00 am in Committee Room 1

1. Alleged Unauthorised Disclosure of Health and Community Care Draft Report: The Committee will consider a complaint regarding the alleged unauthorised disclosure of a draft Health and Community Care Committee report.

2. Members' Interests Order: The Committee will consider a draft consultation paper.

3. Cross-Party Groups: The Committee will consider applications for approval from Cross-Party Groups in the Scottish Parliament on:

Tourism

Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Subordinate Legislation Committee

33rd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 11.15 am in Committee Room 3

1. Delegated Powers Scrutiny: The Committee will consider the delegated powers provisions in the following Bill—

Abolition of Poindings and Warrant Sales Bill as amended at Stage 2

2. Executive Responses: The Committee will consider the responses from the Scottish Executive to points raised on the following instruments—

The Welfare of Farmed Animals (Scotland) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/draft)

The Education (National Priorities) (Scotland) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/draft)

The Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2000, (SI 2000/draft)

The Dairy Produce Quotas Amendment (No.2) (Scotland) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/391)

The Divorce etc. (Pensions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/392)

The Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 (Commencement No.4) (Scotland) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/390)

3. Affirmative Instruments: The Committee will consider the following instrument—

The Mink Keeping (Scotland) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/400)

4. Draft Affirmative Instruments: The Committee will consider the following instrument—

The Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/draft)

5. Negative Instruments: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Potatoes Originating in Egypt (Amendment) (No.2) (Scotland) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/393)

The National Health Service (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Amendment (No.3) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/394)

The National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/395)

The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/396)

The Advice and Assistance (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/399)

6. Instruments not laid before the Parliament: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

Act of Sederunt (Summary Applications, Statutory Applications and Appeals etc. Rules) Amendment (No.2) (Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act 1972) 2000, (SSI 2000/387)

Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) Amendment 2000, (SSI 2000/388)

Rural Affairs Committee

32nd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 1.30 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will receive a briefing in private on possible lines of questioning for Item 2.

At 2.00 pm

2. Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence from:—

Dr Gill Hartley, Scottish Agricultural Science Agency

Mr Ian McCall, Director Scotland, The Game Conservancy Trust

Libby Anderson, Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Andrew Knowles-Brown, The Scottish Hawk Board

Mrs Ann Taylor, The Deerhound Coursing Club

Mr John Gilmour, The Master of Foxhounds Association

3. Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider their conclusions on the evidence received in the preceding agenda item.

Public Petitions Committee

17th 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. Convener's Report

 
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