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Session 2 (2003)

Scottish Parliament
Environment and Rural Development Committee
Official Report


Meeting No 11, 2003


14 November 2003

CONTENTS

Wednesday 12 November 2003

ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 11th MEETING 2003, SESSION 2

 

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SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION

379

Agricultural Holdings (Consequential Amendments) (Scotland) Order 2003 (Draft)

379

Horticultural Produce (Community Grading Rules) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (SSI 2003/502)

382

Inshore Fishing (Prohibition of Fishing and Fishing Methods) (Scotland) Amendment (No 2) Order 2003 (SSI 2003/514)

382

MAINSTREAMING EQUALITY

383

NATURE CONSERVATION (SCOTLAND) BILL: STAGE 1

386

  

ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
11th Meeting 2003, Session 2

CONVENER

*Sarah Boyack (Edinburgh Central) (Lab)

DEPUTY CONVENER

*Eleanor Scott (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

*Roseanna Cunningham (Perth) (SNP)
*Rob Gibson (Highlands and Islands) (SNP)
*Karen Gillon (Clydesdale) (Lab)
*Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)
*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)
Mr Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

*attended

THE FOLLOWING ALSO ATTENDED:

Allan Wilson (Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development)

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THE FOLLOWING GAVE EVIDENCE:

Lloyd Austin (Scottish Environment LINK)
Professor Roger Crofts
Professor Donald Davidson (Advisory Committee on Sites of Special Scientific Interest)
Professor Charles Gimingham
Jonathan Hughes (Scottish Environment LINK)
Dr Bob McIntosh (Forestry Commission Scotland)
Professor John McManus
Nick Reiter (Deer Commission for Scotland)
Lisa Schneidau (Scottish Environment LINK)

CLERK TO THE COMMITTEE

Tracey Hawe

SENIOR ASSISTANT CLERK

Mark Brough

ASSISTANT CLERK

Catherine Johnstone
Roz Wheeler

LOCATION

The Chamber




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