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ERD/S2/04/24/M

24th Meeting, 2004 (Session 2)

Wednesday 27 October 2004

Present:

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