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13th Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)

Tuesday 5 June 2001



Mr David Davidson

Donald Gorrie

Adam Ingram

Dr Richard Simpson

Mike Watson (Convener)


Apologies were received from Elaine Thomson and Andrew Wilson.

The meeting opened at 10.07 am.

  1. Committee Business: The Committee agreed to take agenda item 5 in private.
  2. Inquiry into the Application of Consultative Steering Group (CSG) Principles in the Scottish Parliament: The Committee considered a paper from the Procedures Committee, and agreed that the Convener would respond on behalf of the Committee.
  3. Mainstreaming Equal Opportunities in Committees: The Committee considered a paper and agreed to appoint a representative to attend the workshop.
  4. 2002/03 Budget Process: The Committee considered the Stage 1 budget reports of the subject committees with its adviser, Professor Brian Ashcroft and agreed that agenda items 1 and 4 of the next meeting (in connection with the budget process) will be taken in private.
  5. Inquiry into Resource Accounting and Budgeting (in private): The Committee agreed a revised report.

The meeting closed at 11.11 am.

Callum Thomson
Clerk to the Committee
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