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Business Bulletin No. 16/2003

Monday 27 January 2003

Section A : Daily Business List


Meetings of Committees

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

Justice 1 Committee

2nd Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 1.30 pm in the Council Chamber, The Highland Council, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness

1. Inquiry into alternatives to custody (in private): The Committee will discuss lines of questioning for the witnesses.

2. Item in private: The Committee will consider whether to discuss agenda item 5 in private.

3. Convener’s report: The Committee will consider the Convener’s report.

4. Inquiry into alternatives to custody: The Committee will take evidence from—

Harriet Dempster, Director of Social Work, Bill Alexander, Deputy Director of Social Work, Highland Council and James Maybee, Principal Officer, Criminal Justice Services,

Margaret Stitt, Project Co-ordinator and Mark Cambridge, Project Worker, NCH Scotland and Peter Flanagan, Project Leader of New Directions, Barnardo’s Scotland,

Graeme Legge, Service Manager, SACRO (Safeguarding Communities and Reducing Offending in Scotland) and Gerard McEneany, Service Manager, Apex Scotland and

Greg Barton, Manager, Venture Trust, Applecross.

5. Witness expenses: The Committee will consider whether to approve expenses for a witness.