SOCIAL INCLUSION, HOUSING AND VOLUNTARY SECTOR COMMITTEE
8th Meeting, Session 1 (1999)
Wednesday 10 November
The meeting opened at 10.04 am
1. Action points from previous meeting: It was agreed that the decision to meet weekly would be reviewed at a future meeting.
It was agreed that the clerk would write to the members of the committee regarding the schedule of work.
It was agreed that the convener would write to the Minister for Communities to enquire whether the Executive had conducted a mapping exercise of agencies concerned with work in the area of social inclusion.
It was agreed that the clerk would advise members on the schedule for the production of the Official Report.
2. Housing Stock Transfers: The committee heard evidence from:
Councillor Michael McGlynn (COSLA);
David Orr (Scottish Federation of Housing Associations);
Alan Ferguson (Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland)
It was agreed that Fiona Hyslop would liaise with John McAllion, reporter on housing issues, to take forward any work arising from recent committee meetings.
3. Remit of reporters: It was agreed that John McAllion, reporter on housing issues, would report to the committee with recommendations after the committee had completed its evidence sessions on housing stock transfers.
4. Timetable: The redrafted timetable was agreed.
The meeting closed at 12.25pm