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5th Meeting, 2003 (Session 2)

Wednesday 17 September 2003

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Sarah Boyack (Convener)

Roseanna Cunningham

Mr Rob Gibson

Karen Gillon

Alex Johnstone

Maureen Macmillan

Mr Alasdair Morrison

Nora Radcliffe

Eleanor Scott (Deputy Convener)


The meeting opened at 9.33 am.

1. Item in private: The Committee will agreed to take item 3 in private.

2. National Waste Plan inquiry: The Committee heard evidence from—

Alan Farquhar, Waste Strategy Area Co-ordinator, Calum MacDonald, Acting Director of Strategic Planning and Joanna Muse, Waste and Resources Manager, SEPA

Councillor Russell Imrie and Councillor Alison Hay, COSLA

Alan Millar, Principal Waste Management Officer, Argyll and Bute Council

Ian Galbraith, Waste Disposal/Recycling Manager, Environmental Protection Services, Glasgow City Council

Dan Barlow and Richard Dixon, Scottish Environment Link

Penny Cousins, Chief Executive, Forward Scotland.

3. Sustainable development (in private): The Committee agreed a proposal for external research, subject to specified changes being made.

The meeting closed at 12.20 pm.

Tracey Hawe
Clerk to the Committee