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Scottish Parliament: Committees: Rural Development: Minutes: Meeting 1, 2003

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RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
MINUTES
1st Meeting, 2003 (Session 1)
Tuesday 7 January 2003



Present:

Alex Fergusson (Convener)
Rhoda Grant
Richard Lochhead
Mr Jamie McGrigor
Mr John Munro
Elaine Smith
Stewart Stevenson


Apologies: Fergus Ewing (Deputy Convener), Mr Alasdair Morrison, Irene Oldfather, Mr Mike Rumbles.



The meeting opened at 2.01 pm.



1. Subordinate Legislation: The Committee considered the following negative instrument—


The Seeds (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No.2) (Scotland) Regulations 2002, (SSI 2002/564)

and took evidence from Ross Finnie MSP, Minister for Environment and Rural Development.

2. Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Bill: Ross Finnie MSP, Minister for Environment and Rural Development, moved S1M-3732—

That the Rural Development Committee considers the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 in the following order: Part 1, Parts 3 to 5, Part 7, Part 6, Part 2, Part 8, the schedule.

The motion was agreed to.

The meeting continued in private at 2.29 pm.

3. Organic Farming Targets (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee considered a draft Stage 1 report. A number of changes were proposed and agreed to. The Committee agreed to consider a further draft in private at its meeting on 14 January 2002. The Committee agreed to send an embargoed copy of the report to Robin Harper MSP and to the Minister for Environment and Rural Development prior to publication.

The meeting closed at 4.56 pm.


Tracey Hawe
Clerk to the Committee

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