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ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 27th MEETING 2005, SESSION 2  
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ENVIRONMENTAL LEVY ON PLASTIC BAGS (SCOTLAND) BILL: STAGE 1 2319
SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION 2335
Plant Breeders' Rights (Discontinuation of Prior Use Exemption) (Scotland) Order 2005  
(SSI 2005/460) 2335
TSE (Scotland) Amendment (No 2) Regulations 2005 (SSI 2005/469) 2335
Reporting of Prices of Milk Products (Scotland) Regulations 2005 (SSI 2005/484) 2335
ITEM IN PRIVATE 2336
DRAFT CROFTING REFORM BILL 2337

Environment and RURAL Development COMMITTEE
27th 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 ALSO ATTENDED:

Mr Jamie McGrigor (Highlands and Islands) (Con)
John Farquhar Munro (Ross, Skye and Inverness West) (LD)
Mike Pringle (Edinburgh South) (LD)
Mr Jamie Stone (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross) (LD)

THE FOLLOWING GAVE EVIDENCE:

Rhona Brankin (Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development)
♦John Medley (Government of Ireland Office of the Revenue Commissioners)
♦John Curran (Musgrave Group plc)
♦Seàn O'Súilleabháin (Government of Ireland Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)
Shane Rankin (Crofters Commission)

?by video link

CLERK TO THE COMMITTEE

Mark Brough

SENIOR ASSISTANT CLERK

Katherine Wright

ASSISTANT CLERK

Christine Lambourne

LOCATION

Committee Room 1

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