Scottish Parliament: Committees: Education, Culture and Sport: Minutes: Meeting 2, 2001
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2nd Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)
Wednesday 17 January 2001
Karen Gillon (Convener)
Cathy Peattie (Deputy Convenor)
Mr Frank McAveety
Mr Brian Monteith
Also present were Doctor Julie Allan and Professor Rob Ball (Advisers).
The meeting opened at 10.03 am
Items in Private: The Committee agreed to take item 2 and item 3 in private and to begin the meeting with consideration of these items.
Schools Infrastructure Inquiry (in private): The Committee agreed a programme for the completion of this inquiry.
SEN Inquiry (in private): The Committee agreed a final draft report
Film Industry Inquiry: Michael Russell presented a report on the Scottish film industry. The Committee agreed to include an inquiry into education and training in the film industries in its future work programme.
Gaelic Broadcasting: The Committee agreed to hold an inquiry to examine the progress to date of the Gaelic Broadcasting Committee with particular reference to the economic, social and cultural impact derived from its activities and spending, the effect on the audience and community, the impact on the development of Gaelic, on the Gaelic arts and on Education and to consider the legislative, financial and operational framework within which the fund operates, especially in the light of the Milne Committee report.
Remits for Committee Reporters: The Committee agreed remits for members' reports.
Cathy Peattie is to report on Scottish traditional arts and culture. The inquiry is to cover the support and funding to promote traditional arts and culture in Scotland, their inclusion within the mainstream educational curriculum and the establishment of Traditional Art Centres throughout Scotland.
Mr Frank McAveety is to report on the Scottish music industry. The inquiry is to cover the Scottish music industry particularly in relation to popular and contemporary music and the involvement of young people.
Mr Brian Monteith is to report on museums and industrial museums. The inquiry is cover the funding provision for museums and industrial museums, particularly in the context of the National Cultural Strategy.
Irene McGugan is to report on the role of cultural and educational policy and provision in supporting and developing Scots, Gaelic and minority languages.
Karen Gillon is to report on sport strategy. The report is to cover sport strategy in the light of the Committee’s earlier report on sport in schools.
Ian Jenkins is to report on issues concerned with early years education.
The meeting was adjourned from 11.07 am to 11.17 am.
Regulation of Care (Scotland) Bill: The Committee took evidence, on the general principles of the Bill, from—
The Scottish Executive
Liz Lewis (Regulation of Care Project Leader)
Jane Morgan (Education Department)
Roddy Macdonald (Regulation of Care Bill Team)
Graham Donaldson (HM Depute Senior Chief Inspector)
Kate Cherry (HM Inspector of Schools)
Association of Directors of Education in Scotland
Bernard McLeary (Director of Inverclyde Education Service)
Linda Kinney (Stirling Council)
The meeting closed at 12.25 pm
Clerk to the Committee
Room 2.7 Committee Chambers
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