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Business Bulletin No. 128/2001

12 September 2001

Section A : Daily Business List

  

Meetings of Committees

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

Health and Community Care Committee

19th Meeting, 2001

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

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider to take items 5 and 6 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. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following affirmative instruments—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No 3) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/282)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/256)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/273)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 2) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/281)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic, Paralytic and Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/282)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 3) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/284)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 4) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/289).

4. Petitions: The Committee will consider a report on petitions.

5. Annual Report: The Committee will consider the first draft of the annual report.

6. Petitions PE 185 and 45 on Haemophilia and Hepatitis C: The Committee will consider a draft report.

Justice 2 Committee

21st Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 1

1. Declaration of interests: New members of the committee will be invited to declare any relevant interest.

2. Item in private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 7 in private.

3. Subordinate legislation: Iain Gray (Deputy Minister for Justice) to move (S1M-2057)—

Mr Jim Wallace: The International Criminal Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001—That the Justice 2 Committee recommends that the draft International Criminal Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001 be approved.

4. Women’s offending: The Committee will take evidence from—

Iain Gray, Deputy Minister for Justice, Chair of the Ministerial Group on Women’s Offending.

5. Petitions: The Committee will consider written evidence received on the following petitions—

PE324 by Ms Kay Reid on fatal accident inquiries;

PE333 by Charles Douglas, on behalf of the Humanist Society of Scotland, on the legal status of humanist and other secular marriage ceremonies.

6. Annual Report: The Committee will consider a draft Committee Annual Report.

7. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.

Standards Committee

11th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 3

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

2. Lobbying: The Committee will consider responses to its Consultation Paper.

3. Replacement of the Members' Interests Order: The Committee will consider an issues paper and agree how to proceed with its proposals for replacement legislation.

4. Confidentiality: The Convener will report back on the CLG’s consideration of a paper on Confidentiality.

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

6. Committee Annual Report: The Committee will consider a draft annual report.

7. Appointment of Temporary Standards Adviser: The Committee will be invited to agree the recommended candidate for the post.

8. Complaints Against Members: The Committee will consider two reports concerning complaints against Members.

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

21st Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Items in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 6 and 7 in private.

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

The Repayment of Student Loans (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/227)

The Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/228)

The Students’ Allowance (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/229).

3. Lifelong Learning Inquiry Case Studies Report Back: The Reporters to the Committee will report on the case study visits to the UHI Millennium Institute, Crichton University Campus and John Wheatley College.

4. Lifelong Learning Inquiry Advisers: The Committee will have a question and answer session with its advisers for the Lifelong Learning Inquiry.

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

6. Committee Annual Report: The Committee will consider its annual report for 2000-2001.

7. New Economy Debate Feedback: The Committee will receive feedback on the New Economy Debate.

Transport and the Environment Committee

21st Meeting, 2001

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

1. Areas of Questioning (in private): The Committee will discuss possible areas of questioning for the Deputy Minister for Transport and Planning, and receive a briefing from the Parliament’s Information Centre on telecommunications developments.

Not before 10.15 am

2. Items in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 6 and 7 in private.

3. Declaration of Interests: The Convener will invite new members of the Committee to declare any relevant interests.

4. Review of Strategic Planning: The Committee will take evidence from the Deputy Minister for Transport and Planning on the Scottish Executive’s Review of Strategic Planning.

5. Telecommunications Developments: The Committee will take evidence from the Deputy Minister for Transport and Planning on the Scottish Executive’s proposals in relation to telecommunications developments.

6. Annual report of the Transport and the Environment Committee: The Committee will consider a draft Annual Report for the Parliamentary year May 2000 – May 2001.

7. Committee Adviser: The Committee will consider the conclusion of contract arrangements for the adviser to its water inquiry.

 

Meeting of the Parliament

The Presiding Officer wishes to announce that subject to the Parliament’s approval of Business Motion S1M-2209 (see Section F), today’s Business will be as follows:

2.30 pm Motion of Condolence—

S1M-2208 Henry McLeish: Motion of Condolence—That the Parliament condemns the senseless and abhorrent acts of terrorism carried out in the United States yesterday and extends our deepest sympathies to those whose loved ones have been killed or injured.

Supported by: Mr Jim Wallace*, Mr John Swinney*,
David McLetchie*

 

 

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