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9th Meeting, 2009 (Session 3)

Tuesday 10 March 2009


Rob Gibson Charlie Gordon
Patrick Harvie (Convener) Alex Johnstone
Des McNulty Shirley-Anne Somerville
David Stewart (Committee Substitute) Jim Tolson (Committee Substitute)

Apologies were received from Alison McInnes, Cathy Peattie (Deputy Convener).

The meeting opened at 2.02 pm.

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee agreed to take item 3 and future consideration of any draft Stage 1 report on the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill in private.

2. Climate Change (Scotland) Bill: The Committee took evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—

Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure, and Climate Change, Philip Wright, Deputy Director, Climate Change, Fiona Page, Head of Scottish Climate Change Bill Team, Cameron Maxwell, Climate Change Policy Team, Madeleine Cusack, Climate Change Policy Team, and Kevin Philpott, Waste Regulation Senior Policy Officer, Scottish Government; David Henderson-Howat, Policy Adviser, Forestry Commission Scotland.

3. Climate Change (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee considered the evidence heard during its consideration of the Bill at Stage 1.

The meeting closed at 6.05 pm.

Steve Farrell
Clerk to the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee
Room T3.40
The Scottish Parliament
Tel: 0131 348 5211