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These details are subject to change but are accurate as at 17 September 2010 19.00

 

Contents by Committee

Mandatory Committees Subject Committees
Equal Opportunities Economy, Energy and Tourism
European and External Relations Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture
Finance Health and Sport
Public Petitions Justice
Public Audit Local Government and Communities
Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Rural Affairs and Environment
Subordinate Legislation Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change
 
Bill and other Committees  
End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill  
Forth Crossing Bill  

 

Economy, Energy and Tourism

CURRENT BUSINESS
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Economy, Energy and Tourism work programme

27 January 2010

 

Work programme reviewed and agreed 27 January 2010

Banking Inquiry

Updated 15 September 2010

 

Updated Committee discussed correspondence received relating
to banking issues in Scotland 15 September 2010

Enterprise Network Inquiry Updated 15 September 2010 Updated 22 September 2010 Updated Committee will take evidence 22 September 2010
Tourism Inquiry

Updated

08 September 2010

  Updated Committee considered a progress note from the Scottish Government and took evidence on 08 September 2010
Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill

Updated 15 September 2010

Updated 22 September 2010

Updated Committee will will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 22 September 2010

Trade Inquiry

Updated 08 September 2010

 

Updated Committee considered a draft report on 08 September 2010

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Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
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Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture work programme

03 February 2010

Updated 22 September 2010

Updated Work programme to be considered 22 September 2010

Autism (Scotland) Bill

29 June 2010

  Committee considered its approach to consideration of the Bill 29 June 2010
Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill

Updated 15 September 2010

Updated 22 September 2010

Updated Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 2)

Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Updated 15 September 2010

Updated 22 September 2010 Updated Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 22 September 2010
Inquiry into the future of schools management in Scotland     Call for written evidence by 02 July 2010
Scottish Government class sizes policy

10 March 2010

 

Evidence heard 10 March 2010

The Scottish local newspaper industry

29 June 2010

 

Committee considered a draft report 29 June 2010

Local authority funding of education and children’s services

16 June 2010

  Evidence heard 16 June 2010

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End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill work programme      
End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill

Updated 14 September 2010

Updated

20 September 2010

Updated Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 20 September 2010

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Equal Opportunities

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Equal Opportunities work programme

15 June 2010 

  Work programme considered 15 June 2010
Budget Strategy Phase Inquiry

18 May 2010

Updated

14 September 2010

Committee will consider a response from the Scottish Government to its Budget Strategy Phase report 14 September 2010

Inquiry into Migration and Trafficking

Updated

14 September 2010

Updated

21 September 2010

Committee will take evidence 21 September 2010

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European and External Relations

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
European and External Relations work programme (27KB pdf)

20 April 2010

 

  Work programme considered 20 April 2010

EU Budget Review Inquiry

01 June 2010

 

Committee agreed on its report subject to changes 01 June 2010
Inquiry into Europe 2020: A new economic strategy

20 April 2010

  1st Report, 2010 (Session 3) Europe 2020 published 30 April 2010

International Framework Inquiry

16 March 2010

 

Committee further considered the remit and a detailed approach paper for its inquiry 16 March 2010

Inquiry into International Engagement

Updated 07 September 2010

Updated

21 September 2010

Updated Committee will consider a draft
programme for its visit to Brussels 21 September 2010
Inquiry into the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on Scotland

15 June 2010

Updated

21 September 2010

 

Updated Committee will take evidence on

Scottish Government's European Union priorities and response to the
Committee's Treaty of Lisbon report 21 September 2010

4th Report, 2010 (Session 3) Inquiry into the Impact of the Treaty of Lisbon on Scotland published 23 June 2010

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Finance

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Finance work programme

Updated 14 September 2010

 

Work programme considered 14 September 2010

Preventative spending Inquiry  

Updated

21 September 2010

Updated Committee will take evidence 21 September 2010
Budget Strategy Phase Inquiry

Updated 07 September 2010

 

Updated Committee considered the response from the Scottish Government to its report on the 2011-12 Budget Strategy Phase 07 September 2010
Scrutiny of Financial Memoranda

Updated 07 September 2010

Updated

21 September 2010

Updated Committee will consider a draft report on the Financial Memorandum of the Damages (Scotland) Bill; Committee will consider its approach to the Financial Memorandum of the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill; and will take evidence on the Financial Memorandum of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill 21 September 2010

On-going issues      

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Forth Crossing Bill

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Forth Crossing Bill work programme

17 March 2010

 

Work programme reviewed 17 March 2010

Forth Crossing Bill

16 June 2010

 

Approach to Bill at Stage 2 considered 16 June 2010

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Health and Sport

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Health and Sport committee planner

23 June 2010

 

Work programme considered 23 June 2010

Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill

Updated

15 September 2010

Updated 22 September 2010

Updated Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1) 22 September 2010

Inquiry into out-of-hours Health Care Provision in Rural Areas

23 June 2010

 

Response from the Scottish Government considered 23 June 2010

Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill

Updated 08 September 2010

  Updated The Committee took evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 08 September 2010

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Justice

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Justice work programme

01 June 2010

   

The Committee considered its work programme 01 June 2010
Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill

29 June 2010 (539KB pdf)

  Committee considered its approach to the scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1 29 June 2010
Damages (Scotland) Bill

Updated 14 September 2010

Updated

21 September 2010

Updated Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 21 September 2010
Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill

29 June 2010 (539KB pdf)

  Committee considered its approach to the scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1 29 June 2010

Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

29 June 2010

 

Bill at Stage 2 (Day 4) considered 29 June 2010

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Local Government and Communities

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Local Government and Communities work programme (16KB pdf)

17 March 2010

 

Work programme agreed 17 March 2010

Housing (Scotland) Bill

23 June 2010

Updated

22 September 2010

Updated Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1) 22 September 2010

Property Factors (Scotland) Bill

Updated 15 September 2010

Updated

22 September 2010

Updated Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 08 September 2010

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Public Audit

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Details of consideration of reports from the Auditor General for Scotland can be viewed in the correspondence with Accountable Officers pages

Updated 15 September 2010

Updated 22 September 2010

 

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Public Petitions

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Open Petitions

Updated

13 September 2010

 

 

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Rural Affairs and Environment

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Rural Affairs and Environment work programme (29KB pdf)

14 April 2010

  Work programme considered 14 April 2010
Inquiry into Scotland's Hills and Islands

23 June 2010

 

 

Draft correspondence resulting from evidence-taking considered 23 June 2010
Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill

Updated 15 September 2010

Updated Committee took evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 15 September 2010

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments work programme

11 May 2010

 

Work programme considered 11 May 2010

Financial Resolutions and Financial Memoranda inquiry

Updated

14 September 2010

21 September 2010

Committee will consider a note by the Clerk 21 September 2010

Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Bill [secondary Committee for scrutiny of the Bill]

01 June 2010

 

Committee considered a draft report 01 June 2010

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Subordinate Legislation

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Subordinate Legislation work programme (20KB pdf)

10 November 2009

  Work programme agreed 10 November 2009
Scottish Statutory Instrument tracker report (251KB pdf)

29 June 2010

 

36th Report 2010 Subordinate Legislation published 16 June 2010 (web only)

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Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change

CURRENT BUSINESS
LAST MEETING
NEXT MEETING
TIMESCALE
Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change work programme (50KB pdf)

Updated

14 September 2010

 

Committee considered work programme 14 September 2010

Forth Crossing Bill

16 March 2010

 

Draft report considered 16 March 2010

Inquiry into the Relationship Between Transport and Land Use Planning Policies

29 June 2010

  Committee considered a draft report 29 June 2010
Inquiry into Active Travel
Debate on the Report 09 June 2010      Committee published a report on its Inquiry into Active Travel on 26 March 2010

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