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Scottish Parliament: Committees: Justice 2: Minutes: Meeting 5, 2002

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JUSTICE 2 COMMITTEE
MINUTES
5th Meeting, 2002 (Session 1)
Wednesday 6 February 2002



Present:

Bill Aitken (Deputy Convener)
Scott Barrie
George Lyon
Pauline McNeill (Convener)
Stewart Stevenson


Apologies were received from Mr Duncan Hamilton.


The meeting opened at 9.37 am.


1. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee considered lines of questioning for item 4.

2. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: The Committee reported back from recent fact-finding visits.

3. Petition: The Committee noted petition PE227 by Alistair MacDonald on proposals for Glencoe.

4. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: The Committee took oral evidence on the general principles of Part 1 of the Bill at Stage 1 from-

John MacKay, National Strategy Manager, John Thomson, Director of Operations and Strategy (West), Richard Davison, Access Programme Manager, and Professor Jeremy Rowan-Robinson, Main Board member, Scottish Natural Heritage;

Malcolm Strang Steel, Convener and Alasdair Fox, member, Rural Affairs Committee, and Stuart Drummond, Law Reform Officer, Law Society of Scotland;

The meeting was suspended from 11.42 am to 11.56 am.

The Committee then took evidence from-

John Kinnaird, Vice President, Craig Campbell, Senior Policy Adviser, and James Withers, Public Affairs Executive, National Farmers Union Scotland;

Dave Morris and Alan Blackshaw, Ramblers' Association Scotland.

George Lyon declared an interest as a member of NFUS.

The Committee agreed to write to the Procedures Committee regarding publication of Stage 1 reports on Bills by secondary committees.

The Committee agreed to write to police organisations on the issue of police involvement in access disputes.

The meeting closed at 1.03 pm..


Gillian Baxendine
Clerk to the Committee

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