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A: Daily Business
B: Business Programme
C: Committee Agendas
D: Oral questions
E: Written questions
F: Motions and Amendments
G: Bills
H: New Documents
I: Petitions lodged
K: Progress of Parliamentary business

 

Business Bulletin No. 178/2001

Tuesday 4 December 2001

Section C : Agendas of Committee Meetings

  

Health and Community Care Committee

5 December 2001

30th 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 5 and 6 in private.

2. Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2): The Convener to move (S1M-2500)—

That the Health and Community Care Committee consider the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 in the following order: sections 8 and 9, sections 10 to 14, sections 15 to 18, sections 1 to 7, sections 19 to 22, the schedule, sections 23 and 24.

3. Scottish Public Sector Ombudsman Bill (Stage 1): The Committee will take evidence from—

Mr Michael Buckley, Scottish Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

Danny Crawford, Acting Director, Scottish Association of Health Councils

Dr James Dyer, Director and Professor Juliet Cheetham, Social Work Commissioner, Mental Welfare Commission.

4. Petitions PE283, PE 370 and PE 406: The Committee will consider a paper on petitions.

5. Appointment of Adviser: The Committee will consider a list of potential advisers on Organ Donation for Transplantation and the order of preference.

6. Tobacco Promotion and Advertising (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider a paper from the clerk on the approach to Stage 1 of the Bill.

 

Justice 1 Committee

5 December 2001

33rd Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 2

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

2. Freedom of Information (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the general principles of the Bill at Stage 1 from—

Colin Boyd QC, the Lord Advocate and Lindsay Anderson, Deputy Principal for Policy Work, the Crown Office, and

Jim Wallace MSP, Minister for Justice, Keith Connal, Head of Freedom of Information Unit and Geoff Owenson, Constitution and Parliamentary Secretariat (CPS), Scottish Executive.

3. Regulation of the Legal Profession Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence on the inquiry from—

Martin McAllister, President, Michael Clancy, Director, Joseph Platt, Convener, Client Care Committee, Kay Telfer, Lay Member of Client Relations Committee, The Law Society of Scotland, and

Alistair C Clark, Chairman, Ms Margaret Burns, member, Mr Duncan White, member and Eric Simmons, Secretary, the Scottish Conveyancing and Executry Services Board.

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

The Pensions Appeal Tribunals (Scotland) (Amendment) Rules 2001.

5. Convener's Report: The Convener will report to the Committee on forthcoming Committee business.

6. Freedom of Information (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the issues to be included in its Stage 1 report on the Bill.

7. Work programme: The Committee will discuss its forward work programme.

 

Standards Committee

5 December 2001

16th Meeting, 2001

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 3

1. Declaration of Interests: The new members of the Committee will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Items in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 7 in private. The Committee will also consider whether to consider its draft Standards Commissioner Committee Bill at a future meeting in private.

3. Replacing the Members' Interests Order: The Committee will consider a paper on paid advocacy.

4. Cross-Party Groups: The Committee will consider an issues paper on the operation of Cross-Party Groups in the Parliament.

5. Cross-Party Groups: The Committee will consider a proposal to establish a Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cuba.

6. Annexe 5 of the Code of Conduct: The Committee will consider correspondence in relation to Annexe 5 of the Code of Conduct.

7. Complaint: The Committee will consider a report from the Standards Adviser.

 

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

5 December 2001

28th Meeting, 2001

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

1. Lifelong Learning Inquiry Case Study Report: The Reporters to the Committee will report back on the case study visit to Dundee and Fife.

2. Lifelong Learning Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence from—

Association of University Teachers (AUT)

Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS)

Manufacturing Science Finance (MSF)

UNISON

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Community Learning Scotland

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA).

 

 

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