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Stage 1 scrutiny by the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee (lead committee)

This page covers consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 only.

Read further information on the other stages of the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (SP Paper 249)

The role of the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee, as lead Committee, was to consider and report to the Parliament on the general principles of the Bill.

Timetable

The Committee has completed its scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1 and has reported to the Scottish Parliament. 

Read the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee‘s 2nd Report, 2009 (Session 3), (SP Paper 249)

Evidence

Written evidence


The Committee issued a call for evidence on 19 December 2008. 


Read the call for evidence

Read the news release on the call for evidence

Read further news release on the call for evidence


Read the written submissions received

Oral evidence


The Committee took oral evidence at its meetings on 20 and 27 January, 3, 10 and 24 February, 3, 10, March 2009.


Read the meeting papers and the Official Reports

Work by other Committees – Stage 1 scrutiny

Secondary Committee:  The Rural Affairs and Environment Committee was a secondary committee on the Bill and scrutinised the following areas of the Bill–the role of the Forestry Commission (section 47); Waste Reduction and recycling (sections 52 to 61); Muirburn (section 46).

Read further information on the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee’s work.

Read papers from the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee meeting on 28 January 2009


Read papers from the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee meeting on 4 February 2009

Read papers from the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee meeting on 11 February 2009

Report

The Committee published its report to the Scottish Parliament on the general principles of the Bill on 24 April 2009. 


Read further information on the other stages of the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (SP Paper 249)

Read the news release on the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee’s report

Responses

Read the Scottish Government response to the Committee’s report

 

Stage 1 debate

Consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 concluded with the debate in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament on 6 and 7 May 2009. 

Read the Official Report of the Stage 1 debate on the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill - 6 May 2009

Read the Official Report of the Stage 1 debate on the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill - 7 May 2009

Additional information

The Committee received a letter from the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change regarding advice from the UK Committee on Climate Change on 23 June 2009.

Letter to the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change from the UK Committee on Climate Change - 22 June 2009 (39.8 KB)

Letter to the Convener from the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change - 23 June 2009 (1.72MB)

The following additional information has been received by the Committee but not included as evidence

The Scottish Parliament's Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee held a climate change event, Scotland and Climate Change - Getting it Right, in the Chamber of the Parliament on Friday 27 March 2009.

Contact: for further information on the work of the Committee you can contact the Clerks on 0131 348 5229 or by e-mail at: ticc.committee@scottish.parliament.uk.