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HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

15th Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)

Wednesday 16 May 2001

  

Present:

Dorothy-Grace Elder

Janis Hughes

Margaret Jamieson (Deputy Convener)

John McAllion

Shona Robison

Mary Scanlon

Dr Richard Simpson

Mrs Margaret Smith (Convener)

Ms Nicola Sturgeon

 

Also present: Malcolm Chisholm (Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care).

The meeting opened at 9.33 am

Margaret Jamieson declared that she is a member of UNISON. Richard Simpson declared that he is a member of the British Medical Association and the Royal College of General Practitioners which was relevant to item 1.

 

  1. Budget 2002/03: The Committee took evidence fromó
  2. Susan Deacon, Minister for Health and Community Care, Gerry Marr, Director of Planning and Performance Management, Scottish Executive Health Department and John Aldridge, Director of the Finance Directorate, Scottish Executive Health Department.

    The meeting adjourned from 11.28 am to 11.35 am

  3. Regulation of Care (Scotland) Bill: The Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 5).

The following amendments were agreed to (without division): 188, 86, 87, 88, 127, 26, 189, 89, 27, 90, 28, 91, 92, 29, 93, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 135, 228, 190, 191, 192, 229, 194, 136, 195, 196, 213, 197, 198, 231, 199, 200, 95, 232, 30, 233, 201, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 137, 202, 97, 203, 243, 204, 205, 206, 240, 98, 31 and 32.

The following amendments were moved and, with the agreement of the Committee, withdrawn: 244, 242, 241 and 125.

Other amendments were not moved.

Sections 55, 56, schedules 3 and 4 and section 59 were agreed to as amended.

Sections 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 57, 58 and the long title were agreed to without amendment.

The meeting closed at 12.11 pm

Jennifer Smart
Clerk to the Committe

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