1. Item in private: The Committee agreed to
take item 4 in private.
2. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee
considered the following negative instruments and had no recommendation
The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances)
(Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/430)
The National Health Service (Superannuation Scheme, Injury
Benefits and Compensation for Premature Retirement) (Scotland)
Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/437)
The Community Care (Direct Payments) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations
2001 (SSI 2001/447)
The Miscellaneous Food Additives (Amendment) (No.2) (Scotland)
Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/450)
3. Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill:
The Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 2).
The following amendments were agreed to (without division):
11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27.
Sections 16, 17 and 18 were agreed to without amendment.
Sections 14 and 15 were agreed to as amended.
4. Report on Hepatitis C (in private): The
Committee agreed to issue a press release on the Scottish Executive
proposals together with a letter to the Minister and the terms
of a motion in relation to the Committee’s debate in the Chamber.
The meeting closed at 10.37