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24th Meeting, 2004 (Session 2)

Wednesday 27 October 2004


Sarah Boyack (Convener)

Karen Gillon

Richard Lochhead

Nora Radcliffe

Rob Gibson

Alex Johnstone

Mr Alasdair Morrison

Mr Mark Ruskell (Deputy Convener)

Apologies: Maureen Macmillan

The meeting opened at 10.34 am.

  1. Item in private: The Committee agreed to consider item 4 (the draft Stage 1 report on the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Bill) in private, and to consider any subsequent drafts in private at future meetings.
  2. Budget process 2005-06: The Committee took evidence from Lewis Macdonald MSP (Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development), and agreed to seek further information on a number of issues.
  3. The Committee agreed to consider a draft report in private at its next meeting, and to consider any subsequent drafts in private at future meetings.

  4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee considered the following negative instruments—
  5. the Controlled Waste (Fixed Penalty Notices) (Scotland) Order 2004, (SSI 2004/426); and

    the Litter (Fixed Penalty Notices) (Scotland) Order 2004, (SSI 2004/427).

    The Committee agreed, being content with the instruments, to make no recommendation to the Parliament.

  6. Water Services etc. (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee considered a draft Stage 1 report, and agreed a number of changes. The Committee agreed to consider a further draft report at its next meeting.

The meeting closed at 12.36 pm.

Mark Brough

Acting Clerk to the Committee