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ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 18th MEETING 2005, SESSION 2  
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RURAL DEVELOPMENT INQUIRY 1993

Environment and RURAL Development COMMITTEE
18th Meeting 2005, Session 2

CONVENER

*Sarah Boyack (Edinburgh Central) (Lab)

DEPUTY CONVENER

*Mr Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

*Rob Gibson (Highlands and Islands) (SNP)
Karen Gillon (Clydesdale) (Lab)
*Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)
*Richard Lochhead (North East Scotland) (SNP)
*Maureen Macmillan (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)
Mr Alasdair Morrison (Western Isles) (Lab)
*Nora Radcliffe (Gordon) (LD)

COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTES

Alex Fergusson (Galloway and Upper Nithsdale) (Con)
Janis Hughes (Glasgow Rutherglen) (Lab)
Jim Mather (Highlands and Islands) (SNP)
Jeremy Purvis (Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale) (LD)
Eleanor Scott (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

*attended

THE FOLLOWING ALSO ATTENDED:

Mr John Swinney (North Tayside) (SNP)

THE FOLLOWING GAVE EVIDENCE:

George Allan (Angus Citizens Advice Bureau)
Andrew Bruce Wootton (Scottish Estates Business Group)
John Burt (Angus College)
Dr Elizabeth Cohen (Brechin Day Care Ltd)
Richard Cooke (Dalhousie Estates)
Shona Cormack (Scottish Enterprise Tayside)
John Forster (Forster Roofing Services Ltd)
Mai Hearne (Angus Rural Partnership and Angus Association of Voluntary Organisations)
Mark Johnston (Angus Glens Website)
Anne Mitchell (City of Brechin Partnership)
Callum McNicoll (Communities Scotland)
Mark Taylor (Brechin Business Association)
Sandy Watson (Angus Council)

CLERK TO THE COMMITTEE

Mark Brough

SENIOR ASSISTANT CLERK

Katherine Wright

ASSISTANT CLERK

Christine Lambourne

LOCATION

Brechin City Hall

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