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ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 15th MEETING 2006, SESSION 2  
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INTERESTS 3167
CROFTING REFORM ETC BILL: STAGE 1 3168

environment and rural development committee
15th Meeting 2006, 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 (Moray) (SNP)
*Maureen Macmillan (Highland 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)
Dave Petrie (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

THE FOLLOWING GAVE EVIDENCE:

Ken Abernethy (Argyll and the Islands Enterprise)
Duncan Baird
Ian Gillies (Argyll Estates)
Nigel Hawkins (John Muir Trust)
Ross Lilley (Scottish Natural Heritage)
Donald Linton (Scottish Crofting Foundation)
Donald Macarthur
John MacKintosh (Scottish Crofting Foundation)
Lorne MacLeod (Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust)
Audrey Martin (Argyll and Bute Council)
Maf Smith (Scottish Renewables Forum)
Iain Turnbull (National Trust for Scotland)

CLERK TO THE COMMITTEE

Mark Brough

SENIOR ASSISTANT CLERK

Katherine Wright

ASSISTANT CLERK

Jenny Goldsmith

LOCATION

Corran Halls, Oban