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ERD/S2/06/36/M

36th Meeting, 2006 (Session 2)

Wednesday 13 December 2006

Present:

Sarah Boyack (Convener)
Rob Gibson
Maureen Macmillan
Nora Radcliffe
Mr Ted Brocklebank
Richard Lochhead
Mr Alasdair Morrison
Eleanor Scott (Deputy Convener)

Apologies: Elaine Smith

The meeting opened at 10.52 am.

1. Scrutiny of sustainable development: The Committee took evidence on the scrutiny of sustainable development from—

Maf Smith, Scottish Director, and

Helen Phillips, Senior Policy Analyst (Wales), Sustainable Development Commission.

2. Scrutiny of sustainable development: The Committee took evidence on the scrutiny of sustainable development from—

Ross Finnie MSP, Minister for Environment and Rural Development;

Kim Fellows, Director, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Directorate, Scottish Executive; and

Simon Pepper, external member of the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Sustainable Scotland.

The Committee agreed to consider the evidence received, and options for further work on this issue, in private at its next meeting.

The meeting closed at 12.09 pm.

Mark Brough
Clerk to the Committee