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Business Bulletin No. 17/2002

Tuesday 29 January 2002

Section C : Agendas of Committee Meetings

  

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

30 January 2002

4th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 4

1. Lifelong Learning Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence from-

Professor David Raffe, University of Education

Mr Norman Sharp, Quality Assurance Agency and

Dr Wray Bodys, HM Chief Inspector, Post-Compulsory Education Division,

HM Inspectorate

Mr Alex Easton, Head Teacher, Falkirk High School and Education Convener, Headteachers Association of Scotland

Mr Kevin Doran, Chair (Scottish Executive), Paul McGuiness, member (Scottish Enterprise) and a member (Principal, Further Education College), Opportunities and Choices Working Group

Dr Andrew Cubie, Chair, Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.

2. Scottish Development International: The Committee is invited to agree a paper.

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

4. Lifelong Learning Inquiry: The Committee will discuss the main points from today's evidence for the interim report.

Health and Community Care Committee

30 January 2002

3rd Meeting, 2002

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

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

2. Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence from-

Simon Clark, Director, FOREST

Dr Charles Saunders, Acting Director of Public Health, NHS Fife and Dr Sinéad Jones, Director, BMA Tobacco Control Resource Centre, British Medical Association

Professor Gerard Hastings and Dr Lynn MacFadyen, Centre for Tobacco Control Research

Dr Sheila Stevens, Secretary and Alison Strath, Chairperson, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.

3. Hepatitis C: The Committee will take evidence from-

Malcolm Chisholm MSP, Minister for Health and Community Care.

4. Organ Donation for Transplantation: The Committee will consider a draft response to the Executive consultation on organ retention.

Justice 2 Committee

30 January 2002

4th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 1

1. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will discuss the issues raised in evidence to date, and consider lines of questioning for item 3.

2. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Members will report back on their recent fact-finding visits.

Not before 11.00 am:

3. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take oral evidence on the general principles of the Bill at Stage 1 from-

Ross Finnie, Minister for Environment and Rural Development.

Standards Committee

30 January 2002

2nd Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 3

1. Item in Private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 3 and 4 in private.

2. Replacing the Members' Interests Order: The Committee will consider issues papers on criminal defences and the mechanics of maintaining the Register, interests in shares and non-pecuniary interests.

3. Lobbying: The Committee will consider a draft report.

4. Standards Commissioner: The Committee will finalise arrangements for a press launch to accompany publication of its Committee Bill.

Transport and the Environment Committee

30 January 2002

4th Meeting, 2002

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 2

1. Water Industry (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 5).

2. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument -

The Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) Order 2001, (SI 2001/3917).

3. Aquaculture Inquiry (in private): The Committee will consider the possible contents of a draft report on the first phase of its inquiry into aquaculture.

4. Work Programme (in private): The Committee will consider its work programme.

 

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