in private: The Committee agreed to take items 5 to 8 in private
limit on debates: The Committee agreed to limit debate on
emergency affirmative SSIs to 15 minutes.
Legislation: The Deputy Minister for Health and Community
Care moved the motion: That the Health and Community Care Committee
recommends that the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic
Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/195)
agreed the motion.
equal opportunities in committees: The Committee considered
a paper on mainstreaming equal opportunities in committee work
and nominated Dorothy-Grace Elder to attend a work shop on behalf
of the Committee.
continued in private at 9:40 am.
Vaccination (in private): The Committee considered the Executive’s
response to the Committee’s report and agreed to write to the
Executive seeking clarification on a number of points.
(in private): The Committee considered possible approaches
following the publication of the report on MMR and agreed to write
to the Minister for Health and Community Care to raise a number
and Hepatitis C (in private): The Committee considered further
action on these issues and agreed to consider a report at the
26 June meeting which will bring together the evidence taken to
date and propose future action.
work plan (in private): The Committee noted the report and
agreed a number of actions.