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BUSINESS BULLETIN 81 / 2001

Friday 18 May 2001

Section C - Agendas of Committee Meetings

 

 
Equal Opportunities Committee

22 May 2001

11th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Items in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 2 and 3 in private.

2. Enquiry into the application of the Consultative Steering Group Principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper on the Enquiry into the application of the Consultative Steering Group Principles in the Scottish Parliament.

3. Budget Process 2002/03: The Committee will consider a draft report at Stage 1, on the Budget Process 2002/03.

Finance Committee

22 May 2001

12th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1

1. Committee Business: The Committee will consider whether to take agenda item 4 in private.

2. 2002/03 Budget Process: The Committee will consider the Annual Expenditure Report of the Scottish Executive.

3. External Research: The Committee will consider a paper for submission to the Conveners Liaison Group on outcome based budgeting.

4. Inquiry into Resource Accounting and Budgeting: The Committee will consider a draft report.

Justice 1 Committee

22 May 2001

17th Meeting, 2001

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

1. Item in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 3 in private.

2. Petitions: The Committee will consider the following petitions—

PE361 by Mr Stuart Usher on behalf of Scotland Against Crooked Lawyers; and

PE89 by Eileen McBride.

3. Regulation of the legal profession: The Committee will consider a shortlist of advisers.

Public Petitions Committee

22 May 2001

8th Meeting, 2001

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

1. PE354 Removal of acute medical and surgical services at Stobhill General Hospital: The Committee will take evidence from—
Mr Chris Spry – Chief Executive, Greater Glasgow Health Board
Ms Maggie Boyle – Chief Executive, North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS
Trust.

2. New Petitions: Consideration of new petitions.

3. Current Petitions: Consideration of current petitions.

4. Convener's Report.

Justice 1 Committee

22 May 2001

18th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.30 am in the Chamber, Assembly Hall, The Mound, Edinburgh to consider jointly, with the Justice 2 Committee, the following agenda item:

1. Budget Process 2002/3: The Committee will consider the draft Stage 1 report on the Budget Process 2002/3.

Justice 2 Committee

22 May 2001

14th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.30 am in the Chamber, Assembly Hall, The Mound, Edinburgh to consider jointly, with Justice 1 Committee, the following agenda item:

1. Budget Process 2002/3: The Committee will consider the draft Stage 1 report on the Budget Process 2002/3.

Subordinate Legislation Committee

22 May 2001

17th Meeting, 2001

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 Water (Prevention of Pollution) (Code of Practice) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2001, (SSI 2001/175).

2. Instruments subject to approval: The Committee will consider the following instrument—

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) (No.2) Order 2001, (Draft)

3. Draft Instruments subject to approval: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Consumer Protection Act 1987 (Product Liability) (Modification) (Scotland) Order 2001, (Draft)

The Graduate Endowment (Scotland) Regulations, (Draft).

4. Instruments subject to annulment: The Committee will consider the following instruments—

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) Amendment (No.5) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/178)

The Artificial Insemination of Cattle (Emergency Licences) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/179).

European Committee

22 May 2001

7th Meeting, 2001

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

1. Inquiry into Governance of the European Union and the Role for Scotland: The Committee will meet with representatives of the European Union’s Committee of the Regions, the European Commission and CoSLA and hear evidence from-

Mr Manfred Dammeyer (Germany), First Vice-President of the Committee of the Regions

Mrs Betty Coffey (Ireland), Public Representative, Dublin Regional Authority

Mr Michel Delebarre (France), Former Minister of the State, President of the Nord-Pas de Calais Regional Council, Mayor of Dunkerque

Mr Risto Ervelä (Finland), Chairman of Sauvo Local Council

Mrs Claude du Granrut (France), Member of the Picardie Regional Council, Deputy Mayor of Senlis

Mrs Constance Hanniffy (Ireland), Member of Offaly County Council, Member of Midlands Regional Authority

Lord Hanningfield (UK), Member of Essex County Council

Mr Fons Hertog (Netherlands), Mayor of Velsen

Mr Roger Kallif (Sweden), Chairman of Kalmar

Mr José María Muñoa Ganuza (Spain), Commissioner for External Relations of the President of the Basque Country, Presidency of the Basque Country

Mr Ignacio Sánchez Amor (Spain), Director of the Private Office of the Presidency of the Autonomous Community of Extremadura

Mr Erwin Schranz (Austria), President of the Burgenland Landtag

Lord Graham Tope CBE (UK), Member of Sutton London Borough Council

Mr Roberto Pella (Italy), Mayor of Valdengo and President of the Council of the Province of Biella

Mr Giuseppe Torchio (Italy), Mayor of Spineda

Mr Jean-Jacques Weber (France), President of the Upper Rhine General Council

Mr Milner Whiteman (UK), Member of Bridgnorth District Council

Mr Stefaan de Rynck, Member of Team "Governance", Secretariat General, European Commission

Mrs Christine May, European Spokesperson, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.

 

Local Government Committee

22 May 2001

16th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 2

1. Items in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 4, 5 and 6 in private.

2. Local Government Finance Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence from—

Institute of Rating Revenues and Valuation:

Alan Henry, President of the IRRV Scottish Association

Jacek Nowak, member of the IRRV Scottish Association

Professor Mike Danson

Geoff Whittam.

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

The Town and Country Planning (Limit of Annual Value) (Scotland) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/164).

4. Local Government Finance Inquiry: The Committee will consider proposals for external research.

5. Non-domestic rates: Consultation on a relief scheme for small businesses: The Committee will consider a draft response to the consultation.

6. Budget process 2002/03: The Committee will consider a draft report to the Finance Committee.

Rural Development Committee

22 May 2001

14th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Items in Private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 7 in private.

2. Common Fisheries Policy: The Committee will consider a report by the European Committee - Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy: a Blueprint for negotiations.

3. Strategic Framework for Scottish Sea Fishing Industry: The Committee will consider a paper from the Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development, Rhona Brankin MSP.

4. Common Fisheries Policy Conference: The Committee will consider an invitation to a conference on the EU Common Fisheries Policy.

5. Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning: The Committee will consider an update from the Executive.

6. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—

The Plant Protection Products Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/161)

The Inshore Fishing (Prohibition of Fishing Methods) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2001 (SSI 2001/174)

The Water (Prevention of Pollution) (Code of Practice) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2001 (SSI 2001/175).

7. Budget Process 2002-03: The Committee will consider a draft paper from Committee reporters.

8. Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will resume consideration of a draft report.

Education, Culture and Sport Committee

22 May 2001

16th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 3.00 pm in Committee Room 3

1. Items in Private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 3 in private.

2. Assessment of Educational Need: The Committee will consider the Scottish Executive Report "Assessing our children’s educational needs. The Way Forward".

3. National Stadium Inquiry: The Committee will consider a second draft report.
 
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