Richard Simpson declared that he is director of a nursing home
in England, which was relevant to item 2.
Margaret Jamieson and Janis Hughes declared their membership
of UNISON, which was relevant to Item 2
1. The Scottish Budget 2002/3: The Committee took evidence
Malcolm Chisholm MSP, Deputy Minister for Health and Community
Care, John Aldridge, Director of Finance, Scottish Executive
and Trevor Jones, Chief Executive, NHS Scotland.
The meeting adjourned from 11.12 am to 11.31am
2. Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1): The
Committee took evidence from-
Neil McConachie, Chief Executive and Douglas Philips, Director
of Priority Services & Joint Planning, Association of
Health Boards Chief Executives
Eddie Egan Scottish Health Committee, Joe Di Paola, Scottish
Organiser (Local Government) and Jim Devine, Scottish Organiser
Councillor Ronnie McColl, Spokesperson on Social Work (South
Dunbartonshire), Jim Dickie, Director of Social work (North
Lanarkshire), Lorna McGregor, Legal Consultant and Anil Gupta,
Policy Advisor, COSLA
3. Reports (in private): The Committee noted this item and
agreed to consider the report at it's next meeting.
The meeting closed at 12.52