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Section C – Future Committee Meetings

This section includes the agendas of the forthcoming committee meetings and outlines proposed future business, which may be subject to change. Committees have the right to take items in private and this will be notified as far in advance as possible.

Many committees include details of their future business on their webpages, which can be accessed at:

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/committees/index.htm

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee
23 June 2010
21st Meeting, 2010

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 3

1. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the draft Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSIdraft/2010) from—

Jim Mather, Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism, Geoff Pearson, Team Leader of the Third Sector Localism Team, and Laura Sexton, Senior Policy Advisor Third Sector, Scottish Government;

Jackie Killeen, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Big Lottery Fund Scotland.

2. Subordinate legislation: Jim Mather MSP (Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism) to move S3M-06478— That the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee recommends that the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts (Scotland) Order 2010 be approved.

3. The way forward for Scotland’s banking, building society and financial services sector: The Committee will consider correspondence received regarding the Committee’s report and follow-up actions following the recent debate in the Chamber.

4. The public sector’s support for exporters, international trade and the attraction on inward investment. (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

Proposed future business

At its next meeting on 29 June, it is expected that the Committee will consider a draft remit and terms of reference for its forthcoming review of the enterprise agencies, consider its work programme for the autumn, and review the progress of the delivery of the recommendations made during its energy inquiry.

For further details, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Health and Sport Committee
23 June 2010
22nd Meeting, 2010

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 6

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 7 in private.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the draft National Health Service (Reimbursement of the Cost of EEA Treatment) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI/2010/draft) from—

Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, John Brunton, Manager, Cross-border Healthcare in Europe team, John Davidson, Team Leader, Cross-border Healthcare in Europe team, and Edythe Murie, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Nicola Sturgeon MSP to move S3M-06477—

That the Health and Sport Committee recommends that the National Health Service (Reimbursement of the Cost of EEA Treatment) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 be approved.

4. Inquiry into the Clinical Portal Programme and the Scottish Centre for Telehealth: The Committee will consider a response from the Scottish Government to its report.

5. Inquiry into out-of-hours healthcare provision in rural areas: The Committee will consider a response from the Scottish Government to its report.

6. Improving services for those with mental health problems and sensory impairment: The Committee will consider correspondence from the Minister for Public Health and Sport on improving services for those with mental health problems and sensory impairment.

7. Draft Budget Scrutiny 2011-12: The Committee will consider a draft remit and person-specification, as well as a list of candidates, for the post of budget adviser.

8. Scrutiny of revenue allocations to NHS boards (in private): The Committee will consider a revised draft report.

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

Proposed future business

At its next meeting on 8 September, it is expected that the Committee will take oral evidence from witnesses on the Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill.

For further details, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Local Government and Communities Committee
23 June 2010
18th Meeting, 2010

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 11 and 12 in private. The Committee will also decide whether its consideration of the evidence heard and its draft report on the Property Factors (Scotland) Bill should be taken in private at future meetings.

2. National Planning Framework 2: The Committee will take evidence on the Scottish Government NPF2 Progress Report from—

Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change, Graeme Purves, Assistant Chief Planner, Emma Hay, Principal Planner, and Rebecca Frost, Student Planner, Directorate for the Built Environment, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2010 from—

Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change, Graeme Purves, Assistant Chief Planner, Sam Anwar, Team Leader, and David Reekie, Policy Officer, Planning, Legislation and Performance Team, Scottish Government.

4. Subordinate legislation: Stewart Stevenson MSP (Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change) to move S3M-6479—

That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2010 be approved.

5. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the draft Applications by Creditors (Pre-Action Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2010 and the draft Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 from—

Alex Neil MSP, Minister for Housing and Communities, Stephen Sandham, Team Leader, Housing Access and Support Division, Stephanie Prowse, Solicitor, and Colin Brown, Senior Principal Legal Officer, Scottish Government.

6. Subordinate legislation: Alex Neil MSP (Minister for Housing and Communities) to move S3M-6588—

That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the draft Applications by Creditors (Pre-Action Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/draft) be approved.

7. Subordinate legislation: Alex Neil MSP (Minister for Housing and Communities) to move S3M-6589—

That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the draft Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 (SSI2010/draft) be approved.

8. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—

the Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI2010/233);

the Local Government Pension Scheme Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI2010/234).

9. Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009: The Committee will consider correspondence from the Convener of the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee.

10. Draft Budget Scrutiny 2011-12 - appointment of adviser (in private): The Committee will consider a list of candidates for the post of budget adviser.

11. Housing (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider issues arising from its Stage 1 report.

12. Property Factors (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to the scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1.

Proposed future business

At its next meeting on 8 September, it is expected that the Committee will take evidence on the Scottish Government’s draft budget 2010-11.

For further details, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Public Audit Committee
23 June 2010
12th Meeting, 2010

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 5

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 6, 7 and 8 in private.

2. Section 23 report - Overview of the NHS in Scotland’s performance 2008/09: The Committee will take evidence on the Auditor General for Scotland’s report entitled "Overview of the NHS in Scotland’s performance 2008/09" from—

Dr Kevin Woods, Director General Health and Chief Executive of the NHS in Scotland, Dr Harry Burns, Chief Medical Officer, John Matheson, Director of Health Finance, and John Connaghan, Director of Health Delivery, Scottish Government.

3. Section 23 report - The Gathering 2009: The Committee will receive a briefing from the Auditor General for Scotland on his report entitled "The Gathering 2009".

4. Audit Scotland Annual Report: The Committee will receive a briefing from the Auditor General for Scotland on the "Audit Scotland Annual Report 09/10".

5. Section 23 report - Using locum doctors in hospitals: The Committee will receive a briefing from the Auditor General for Scotland on his report entitled "Using locum doctors in hospitals".

6. Consideration of evidence - Overview of the NHS in Scotland’s performance 2008/09: The Committee will consider the evidence received at agenda item 2.

7. Consideration of approach - The Gathering 2009: The Committee will consider its approach to the Auditor General for Scotland’s report entitled "The Gathering 2009".

8. Consideration of approach - Using locum doctors in hospitals: The Committee will consider its approach to the Auditor General for Scotland’s report entitled "Using locum doctors in hospitals".

Proposed future business

At its next meeting on 8 September, it is expected that the Committee will consider further briefings from the Auditor General for Scotland in relation to reports he has recently published.

For further details, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Rural Affairs and Environment Committee
23 June 2010
17th Meeting, 2010

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Decisions on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 5 in private.

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

the Seed (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2010 (SSI2010/219);

the Sea Fishing (Restriction of Days at Sea) (Scotlant) Order 2010 (SSI2010/238).

3. Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—

Hugh Dignon, Head of Wildlife Management Team, Natural Resources Division, Stuart Foubister, Divisional Solicitor, Food and Environment Division, Legal Directorate, Kathryn Fergusson, Bill Manager, Wildlife Management Team, Natural Resources Division, Steven Dora, Team Leader, Landscape and Protected Sites, Natural Resources Division, and Angela Robinson, Policy Advisor, Biodiversity Strategy Team, Natural Resources Division, Scottish Government.

4. Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

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

6. Scotland’s Hills and Islands (in private): The Committee will consider draft correspondence resulting from its evidence-taking on the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s 2008 report Scotland’s Hills and Islands.

Proposed future business

At its next meeting on 7 September, it is expected that the Committee will take evidence on the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill. It is expected that this will be an external meeting held in the South of Scotland.

For further details, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

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