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BUSINESS BULLETIN 95 / 2001

Monday 8 June 2001

Section C - Agendas of Committee Meetings

 

 

Health and Community Care Committee

12 June 2001

17th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 1

1. Items in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 3 to 7 in private.

2. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following emergency affirmative instrument—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (Scotland) Order 2001, (SSI 2001/195).

3. Influenza Vaccination: The Committee will consider the Executive’s response to the Committee’s report.

4. MMR: The Committee will consider possible approaches following the publication of the report on MMR.

5. Mainstreaming equal opportunities in committees: The Committee will consider a paper on mainstreaming equal opportunities in committee work.

6. Procedures Committee Inquiry into the application of Consultative Steering Group principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper from the Procedures Committee.

7. Forward work plan: The Committee will consider a draft forward work plan.

Social Justice Committee

12 June 2001

21st Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 2

  1. Item to be taken in private: The Committee will consider whether items 4 and 5 are taken in private.

2. Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation) Order 2000: The Committee will consider a paper on the implementation of the Order.

3. Social Inclusion Work Programme: The Committee will consider a report on its future social inclusion work programme.

4. Annual Report of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body - Social Justice Committee: The Committee will consider a draft paper on key issues over the past year.

5. Future Work Programme: The Committee will consider its future work programme.

Finance Committee

12 June 2001

15th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 4

1. Committee Business: The Committee will consider whether to take agenda item 5 in private.

2. Protection from Abuse (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill’s Financial Memorandum (under Standing Orders Rule 9.15.8).

3. Police and Fire Services (Finance) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider how it wishes to proceed.

4. Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the provisions of the Bill which introduce new or increase existing expenditure charged on or payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund (under previous Standing Orders Rule 9.12).

5. 2002/03 Budget Process: The Committee will consider an issues paper.

Subordinate Legislation Committee

12 June 2001

20th Meeting, 2001

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—

Protection from Abuse (Scotland) Bill.

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

The Farm Business Development (Scotland) Scheme 2001

The Bell College of Technology (Scotland) Order of Council 2001, (SI 2001/2005).

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

The Plant Protection Products Amendment (No.2) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/202)

The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/206)

The Water Supply (Water Quality) (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/207)

The Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2001, (SSI 2001/209)

The Education (Student Loans) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/210)

The Right to Time Off for Study or Training (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/211)

The Sweeteners in Food Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001, (SSI 2001/212).

Audit Committee

12 June 2001

9th Meeting, 2001

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

1. Committee Business: The Committee will consider whether to take agenda items 2 and 6 in private.

2. National Health Service Bodies in Tayside: The Committee will consider the lines of questioning to be put to the witnesses.

3. Inquiry in to the Application of Consultative Steering Group (CSG) Principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper from the Procedures Committee.

4. Mainstreaming Equal Opportunities in Committees: The Committee will consider a paper on mainstreaming equal opportunities in committee work.

5. National Health Service Bodies in Tayside: The Committee will take evidence from—

Mr Trevor Jones, Head of the Scottish Executive Health Department and Chief Executive of the NHS in Scotland

Mr Peter Bates, Chairperson, NHS Tayside

Mr David Clark, Director of Finance, NHS Tayside

Mr Geoff Scaife, former Chief Executive of the NHS in Scotland

on the report by the Auditor General for Scotland entitled ‘National Health Service Bodies in Tayside’ (AGS/2001/3).

6. Consideration of Evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence taken.

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

12 June 2001

18th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Item in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 4 in private.

2. Subordinate Legislation: Alasdair Morrison (Deputy Minister for Enterprise, Lifelong Learning and Gaelic) will move a motion on the following affirmative instrument—

Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) (No.2) Bill Regulations (draft).

3. SHEFC Teaching and Research Funding Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence from—

Brendan Hyland (Business Entrepreneur)

Professor Steve Beaumont (Director, Institute for System Level Integration, Alba Centre)

Professor Sir David Lane (Chief Scientific Officer, Cyclacel).

4. SHEFC Teaching and Research Funding Inquiry: The Committee will consider its report.

5. Impact of the New Economy Inquiry (in private): The Committee will consider its draft report.

Local Government Committee

12 June 2001

18th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 2

1. Draft Local Government (Timing of Elections) (Scotland) Bill Consultation: The Committee will take evidence from—

Angus Council:

Councillor Rob Murray, Leader of the Administration

Sandy Watson, Chief Executive

Catherine Coull, Director of Law and Administration

Fife Council:

Douglas Sinclair, Chief Executive

Stirling Council:

Councillor Corrie McChord

Keith Yates, Chief Executive

Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers:

Dr Vicki Nash, Chief Executive, East Dunbartonshire Council.

2. Police and Fire Services (Finance) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider proposals for consideration of the Bill at Stage 1.

Transport and the Environment Committee

12 June 2001

17th Meeting, 2001

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

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

2. Sixth Environmental Action Programme: The Committee will take evidence from—

Jim Currie, Director General, DG Environment, European Commission.

Not before 3.00 pm

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

The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No 2) Order 2001, (Draft).

4. Highlands and Islands Ferry Services: The Committee will consider a further paper from the Reporters on the Scottish Executive’s proposals for the future of the Highlands and Islands ferry service network.

5. Procedures Committee Inquiry into the application of Consultative Steering Group principles in the Scottish parliament: The Committee will consider a paper from the Procedures Committee.

6. Petition PE 96: The Committee will consider how to take forward consideration of Petition PE 96, by Mr Allan Berry, which calls on the Parliament to hold an inquiry into the adverse environmental effects of sea cage fish farming.

7. Water Inquiry: The Committee will consider a further draft report on its inquiry into water and the water industry.

 

Rural Development Committee

12 June 2001

15th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.15 pm in Committee Room 3

1. Committee Business: The Committee will decide whether to consider a reporters’ paper on future work priorities in private at its meeting on 19 June.

2. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will debate—

Motion S1M-1952 by Rhona Brankin: That the Rural Development Committee recommends that the draft Consumer Protection Act 1987 (Product Liability) (Modification) (Scotland) Order 2001 be approved.

3. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following instruments under the negative procedure—

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)

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/186).

4. Procedures Committee Inquiry into the application of Consultative Steering Group principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper from the Procedures Committee.

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

 

Justice 2 Committee

12 June 2001

18th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 2.45 pm in Committee Room 4

1. Women's offending: Members will report back on visits to HMP and YOI Cornton Vale and the Committee will consider all evidence taken to date.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—

The Sex Offenders (Notification Requirements) (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/190).

3. Procedures Committee Inquiry into the application of the Consultative Steering Group principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee will consider a paper from the Procedures Committee.

 
 
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