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ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 26th MEETING 2005, SESSION 2  
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INTERESTS 2269
ITEM IN PRIVATE 2269
ENVIRONMENTAL LEVY ON PLASTIC BAGS (SCOTLAND) BILL: STAGE 1 2270
BUDGET PROCESS 2006-07 2300

Environment and RURAL Development COMMITTEE
26th Meeting 2005, Session 2

CONVENER

*Sarah Boyack (Edinburgh Central) (Lab)

DEPUTY CONVENER

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

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

*Mr Ted Brocklebank (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)
*Rob Gibson (Highlands and Islands) (SNP)
*Richard Lochhead (North East Scotland) (SNP)
*Maureen Macmillan (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)
*Mr Alasdair Morrison (Western Isles) (Lab)
*Nora Radcliffe (Gordon) (LD)
*Elaine Smith (Coatbridge and Chryston) (Lab)

COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTES

Alex Fergusson (Galloway and Upper Nithsdale) (Con)
Trish Godman (West Renfrewshire) (Lab)
Jim Mather (Highlands and Islands) (SNP)
Jeremy Purvis (Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale) (LD)
Eleanor Scott (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

*attended

THE FOLLOWING GAVE EVIDENCE:

David Dalgetty (Scottish Executive Finance and Central Services Department)
Ross Finnie (Minister for Environment and Rural Development)
John Langlands (British Polythene Industries plc)
Michael Longstaffe (Smith Anderson Packaging Ltd)
Karen Mackenzie (BioBags (Scotland) Ltd)
Jim Pringle (Mackinnon and Hay Ltd)
Michael Stephen (Symphony Plastic Technologies plc)
Barry Turner (Carrier Bag Consortium)
Neil Young (Simpac Ltd)

CLERK TO THE COMMITTEE

Mark Brough

SENIOR ASSISTANT CLERK

Katherine Wright

ASSISTANT CLERK

Christine Lambourne

LOCATION

Committee Room 4

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