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Scottish Parliament: Business Bulletin 31/1999

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BUSINESS BULLETIN 31/1999

Monday 5 July 1999


Section B - Business Programme

Section E - Written questions lodged on 2 July 1999

Section F - Motions and Amendments

Section H - Document Laid

Section I - Progress of Parliamentary business




BUSINESS BULLETIN 31/1999

Monday 5 July 1999

Section B – Business Programme




As agreed by the Parliament on 24 June


Wednesday 1 September


2.30 pm Business Motion

followed by Executive Business

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business




Thursday 2 September



9.30 am Executive Business

2.30 pm Question Time

3.00 pm Open Question Time

followed by, no Executive Business

later than 3.15 pm

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business




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Monday 5 July 1999

Section E – Written questions lodged on 2 July 1999



S1W-281 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to make representations to Her Majesty Government with regard to the rate of excise duty applicable to spirits, and in particular to Scottish whisky.


S1W-369 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive when it intends to publish the outcome of its investigations into the Gourock to Dunoon ferry services.


S1W-384 Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make available copies of all correspondence it has had with the North of Scotland Water Authority regarding the implementation of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (91/271/EEC) and whether it will seek and make available details of any correspondence which Her Majesty’s Government has had with the North of Scotland Water Authority on the same topic.


S1W-385 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is considering designating the sea around Fair Isle as a Marine Special Protection Area, or creating a statutory exclusion zone round the island into which vessels carrying hazardous cargoes may not sail.


S1W-386 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to make representations to Her Majesty’s Government about the impact of the Financial Services and Markets Bill on Scottish Friendly Societies, in particular the Braemar Royal Highland Society and the Lonach Highland and Friendly Society, and, if so, whether these representations will include a request that the Bill be amended to reduce the costs and charges for which such societies will be liable.


S1W-387 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make representations to Her Majesty’s Government regarding exempting senior citizens in Scotland from payment of the television licence fee.


S1W-388 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has been consulted by Her Majesty’s Government about the appointment of a new National Governor for Scotland of the BBC and, if so, whether its response referred to candidates’ acknowledged political affiliations as a reason to (a) prefer or (b) reject them.


S1W-389 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how many Scottish schools have a sports co-ordinator and how many do not.


S1W-390 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how many of the Scottish schools which employ a sports co-ordinator employ this person for (a) one (b) two (c) three (d) four and (e) five days per week.


S1W-391 Ms Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to increase the complement of specialist teachers of physical education and music in primary and secondary schools.


S1W-392 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends o establish, as a matter of urgency, a task force to support and co-ordinate medical treatment and care for gulf war veterans in Scotland.


S1W-393 Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will consider responding to the withdrawal of entitlement to benefits during the summer from low paid workers in schools and colleges by making arrangements for holiday payments to affected workers within its areas of responsibility.


S1W-394Fergus Ewing: To ask the Presiding Officerwhen arrangements for MSPs to have use of pre-postage-paid envelopes for constituency business will be finalised.


S1W-395 Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to establish an independent legal inquiry to investigate (a) the award of a contract to construct the Skye bridge under the Public Finance Initiative and (b) the toll order on the Skye bridge.


S1W-396 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive in how many Health Board areas patients who are awaiting orthodontic treatment are now being placed on hospital waiting lists.


S1W-397 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how many orthodontic consultants are employed in each Health Board area.


S1W-398 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what is its target number of orthodontic consultants in each Health Board area and on what basis such targets are set.




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Monday 5 July 1999

Section F – Motions and amendments



Section F – Motions and amendments


The full text of all outstanding motions and amendments will appear in the Business Bulletin every Monday.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are new or have been altered. Asterisks in the text show the extent of alterations made.

Motions which members wish to be considered for debate as members’ business in the Parliament are marked with a hash symbol (#).



*S1M-86# Alasdair Morgan: Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town—That the Parliament notes the initial success of Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town, in revitalising the Machars of Galloway since its launch as Book Town in May 1998 and offers its full support for the future growth and development of the Book Town.



S1M-85 Tommy Sheridan: Housing Capital Receipts—That the Parliament notes that the housing capital receipts set-aside condition imposed by the Secretary of State for Scotland under Section 94 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 severely restricts housing expenditure by local authorities in Scotland and calls upon the Scottish Ministers to revoke the condition as soon as possible. (lodged on 1 July)


S1M-84 Alex Neil: Warrant Sales—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Executive to bring forward legislation during this Parliamentary year to abolish warrant sales in Scotland. (lodged on 1 July)

Supported by: Mrs Kay Ullrich, Mr Adam Ingram, Fergus Ewing, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Mr Lloyd Quinan



S1M-81 Michael Russell: Appointment of BBC Governor for Scotland—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to consult the Parliament regarding the nomination of the new BBC National Governor for Scotland prior to a decision being made on the replacement for the Reverend Norman Drummond who retires from the post on 31 July 1999. (lodged on 25 June)

Supported by: Roseanna Cunningham, Mr Keith Raffan, Mr Jamie Stone, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Andrew Wilson



S1M-80 Euan Robson: Scottish Heart at Risk Testing—That the Parliament commends the work of Scottish Heart at Risk Testing (the Cameron Gunn Memorial Fund), the only recognised Scottish charity dedicated to fighting cardiomyopathy in all its forms and raising public awareness of the disease; supports its efforts to set up a national screening programme using echocardiograms and ultra-sound scanners which will provide information to local health boards and cardiology departments, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to support the work of the charity. (lodged on 25 June)

Supported by: Mr Keith Raffan



S1M-79 Tommy Sheridan: Decentralisation—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Executive to locate in Glasgow those departments of the Scottish Administration dealing with industry and development. (lodged on 25 June)



S1M-78 Tommy Sheridan: Committees—That the Parliament agrees that a committee of the cities be established in order to consider urban policy. (lodged on 25 June)



S1M-77 Tommy Sheridan: Business rates—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to bring forward, as soon as possible, proposals to abolish the existing system for the distribution of revenue collected in respect of business rates (non domestic rates) and replace it with a system which allows the revenue collected within the area of a local authority to be retained by that authority, with an associated financial compensation package applied on a transitional basis. (lodged on 25 June)



S1M-75 Robert Brown: Glasgow New Housing Partnership—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Executive’s support for the New Housing Partnership and the potential for major improvement of the condition of Glasgow’s housing stock, but notes with concern the centralised nature of Glasgow City Council’s proposals, the criticisms in the Minority Report of the Joint Working Group regarding the organisational, funding, management and tenant security implications of the present plans, and the growing opposition by housing associations, tenant groups and tenants to the proposals, and accordingly agrees to refer the matter for urgent and detailed examination by the Audit Committee and the Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee of the Parliament. (lodged on 24 June)



S1M-74 Mr Murray Tosh: Amendment of Members’ Allowances Scheme— hat the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body to recommend to the Parliament amendments to the Members’ Allowance Scheme to ensure that no member may recover at the taxpayers’ expense any motorway or other road or parking charge levied, directly or indirectly, under the terms of the Transport Bill intimated by the First Minister in his statement on the Scottish Executive’s legislative programme. (lodged on 24 June)

Supported by: John Young, Miss Annabel Goldie, Bill Aitken, Mr Keith Harding, Alex Fergusson



S1M-72 Miss Annabel Goldie: Decentralisation—That the Parliament agrees the principle of decentralisation of its activities, calls upon the Scottish Executive to adopt the principle of decentralisation by dispersing Departments of the Scottish Administration and any new operations it institutes throughout Scotland, and further calls upon the Scottish Executive to make representations to Her Majesty’s Government that the principle should be applied by it when instituting any new operation in Scotland. (lodged on 23 June)

Supported by: Mr David Davidson, Mrs Lyndsay McIntosh, Mr Murray Tosh,David Mundell, David McLetchie, Phil Gallie



S1M-70 Alex Neil: Upgrading of A77—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Executive to bring forward the planned upgrading of the A77 road between Fenwick and Malletsheugh as a matter of urgency. (lodged on 23 June)

Supported by: Margaret Jamieson, Mrs Lyndsey MacIntosh, Mrs Kay Ullrich, Cathy Jamieson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Michael Russell, Phil Gallie, David Mundell, Mr Adam Ingram



S1M-69 Mr Mike Rumbles: Location of Food Standards Agency—That the Parliament recognises that Aberdeen, in the Rowett Research Institute, the Macauley Land Research Institute, the Scottish Agricultural College and its two Universities, has one of the largest concentrations of expertise in food science and food technology industries in Europe, and calls upon the Scottish Ministers to seek to have the Scottish branch of the Food Standards Agency established in the North-East of Scotland. (lodged on 22 June)

Supported by: Nora Radcliffe, Brian Adam



S1M-66 Mr Brian Monteith: Impact of tolls on tourism—That the Parliament

calls upon the Scottish Ministers to acknowledge the detrimental effect in a globally competitive market that high taxes can have on tourism and, in the light of new statistics showing a fall in the number of visitors to Scotland, resolves to oppose any proposals for new tolls or taxes on roads, hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation which would undermine Scotland’s tourism industry. (lodged on 22 June)

Supported by: Mr Keith Harding



S1M-59 Fiona Hyslop: Open cast mining—That the Parliament notes with concern the pending planning application for opencast mining at Badallan Farm in Lanarkshire affecting communities there and in West Lothian and agrees that there should be a moratorium on consideration of any such new applications for open cast extraction pending full and proper debate and investigation by the Parliament and the relevant Committee(s) into open cast mining and its affect on public health and the environment. (lodged on 21 June)

Supported by: Mr Kenny MacAskill, Mr Lloyd Quinan, Mr Michael Matheson, Fiona McLeod, Ms Margo Macdonald, Mr Gil Paterson, Mr Adam Ingram



S1M-57 Mr Kenny MacAskill: Marine Environment—That the Parliament notes that the annual meeting of delegates from the sixteen member states of the Oslo-Paris Convention for the protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic Commission (OSPAR) will take place from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 June 1999 in Kingston-Upon-Hull; welcomes the adoption by Her Majesty’s Government in July 1998 of the OSPAR strategy with regard to radioactive substances; further notes that the Commission will discuss related issues during this year’s meeting, and calls upon Her Majesty’s Government to ensure that its commitment to the reduction of radioactive discharges is implemented within the timescale set by OSPAR. (lodged on 17 June)

Supported by: Andrew Wilson, Linda Fabiani, Roseanna Cunningham



S1M-56 Mr John Munro: Skye bridge—That the Parliament supports the wishes of the Highlands Council and requires the appropriate Committee of the Parliament to inquire into the award of a contract under the Public Finance Initiative to construct the Skye bridge and the Toll Order on the Skye bridge. (lodged on 16 June)

Supported by: Tavish Scott, Robert Brown, George Lyon, Mike Rumbles, Donald Gorrie



S1M-56.1 Irene McGugan: As an amendment to the motion (S1M-56) in the name of Mr John Munro leave out "appropriate" and insert "Audit". (lodged on 23 June)

Supported by: Mr Kenny MacAskill, Brian Adam, Michael Russell, Fiona McLeod, Mr Duncan Hamilton



S1M-56.2 Irene McGugan: As an amendment to the motion (S1M-56) in the name of Mr John Munro leave out all from "the award of a contract" to end and insert "all aspects of the finance, construction and operation of the Skye Bridge, including the relevant toll order and assignation statement". (lodged on 23 June)

Supported by Mr Kenny MacAskill, Brian Adam, Michael Russell, Fiona McLeod, Mr Duncan Hamilton.



S1M-54 Donald Gorrie: Sunday Rugby International—That the Parliament calls upon the Presiding Officer to express to the Scottish Rugby Union the Parliament’s concern that the Scotland versus England rugby match is scheduled to be played on a Sunday, despite promises by the SRU, after the unhappy experience in 1998, that this would not happen again. (lodged on 15 June)

Supported by: Brian Monteith, Alex Fergusson



S1M-51 Fergus Ewing: Salmon farming—That the Parliament acknowledges the importance of the salmon farming industry to Scotland and calls upon the Scottish Ministers to—

a. bring forward effective measures to address the crisis in the industry caused by the impact of Infectious Salmon Anaemia;
b. ensure that any financial package implemented protects employment in the industry;
c. make representations to Her Majesty’s Government regarding an urgent application to the European Union for financial assistance; and,
d. promote measures to allow salmon producers to obtain insurance for their stock. (lodged on 11 June)


S1M-49 Maureen Macmillan: Domestic violence—That the Parliament considers with the utmost urgency the Work Plan drawn up by the Scottish Partnership on Domestic Violence. This work plan is at the moment out for consultation, the deadline for responses being 30 June and should then be laid before Parliament. (lodged on 9 June)



S1M-48 Donald Gorrie: Academic pay—That the Parliament agrees to support the proposal made by the Association of University Teachers that a system of independent pay review for university academic and related staff be established in order to maintain their pay at the level necessary to continue to develop the quality of Scotland’s world-class universities. (lodged on 9 June)

Supported by: George Reid, Robert Brown, Dennis Canavan



S1M-46 Robert Brown: Smoking ban—That the Parliament agrees to the recommendation of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body that smoking be prohibited within the Parliamentary complex. (lodged on 9 June)

Supported by: Andrew Welsh, Des McNulty



S1M-45 Phil Gallie: Remuneration of Scottish Westminster MPs—That the Parliament considers that the combined activities of the 129 members reduce significantly the workload of Scotland’s Westminster MPs and expresses the view that Scottish Westminster MP levels of remuneration should be reduced to the level prevailing for MSPs. (lodged on 9 June)



Supported by: Bill Aitken, Mary Scanlon, Alex Fergusson, David Mundell, Mr Murray Tosh, Mr Nick Johnston, Brian Monteith, Mr Keith Harding



S1M-43 Phil Gallie: Protection of soldiers’ identities—That the Parliament notes with grave concern that former Parachute Regiment soldiers, a number of them Scottish residents, will be put in danger if their identities are disclosed in the Public Inquiry in to the so called "1972 Bloody Sunday" events which has been initiated by Her Majesty’s Government; and call upon the First Minister to convey the Parliament’s concern to the Prime Minister and to seek his intervention to prevent the disclosure of any identities. (lodged on 8 June)

Supported by: David McLetchie, Mary Scanlon, Mr Jamie McGrigor, David Mundell, Alex Fergusson, Alex Johnstone Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Mrs Lyndsay McIntosh, Mr David Davidson, Mr Murray Tosh, Mr Nick Johnston, Ben Wallace, Keith Harding, Brian Monteith



S1M-38 Mike Watson: Bank of Scotland—That the Parliament welcomes the decision by the Bank of Scotland to withdraw from its proposed joint venture with Dr Pat Robertson; abhors Dr Robertson’s expressed homophobic, racist and sexist views; notes with disdain his recent vitriolic and quite unfounded attack on Scotland and its people; believes that the Bank of Scotland ought to have foreseen the outcry which a link with Robertson would provoke across Scotland, and congratulates all those who, by speaking out against the proposed deal, made a major contribution to its demise and re-inforced the reputation of Scotland as a diverse nation with equality of treatment for all. (lodged on 7 June)

Supported by: Scott Barrie, Andy Kerr



S1M-33 Richard Lochhead: Decentralisation—That the Parliament agrees to establish the principle that the operations of the Scottish Administration together with non-departmental bodies should be decentralised where practicable; recognises the economic, democratic and other benefits associated with decentralising the Scottish Administration throughout Scotland’s towns and cities, and calls upon the Parliamentary Bureau to lodge a motion to establish a cross-party committee to investigate the feasibility of a programme of decentralisation. (lodged on 3 June)

Supported by: Shona Robison, John Young, Bruce Crawford, Irene McGugan, Brian Adam, Mr Kenneth Gibson, Kate McLean, Robin Harper, Keith Raffan, Nora Radcliffe, Linda Fabiani, Roseanna Cunningham



S1M-32 Mr Alex Salmond: Concordats—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to publish the draft concordats with Westminster Departments, to undertake a meaningful consultation exercise with the various political groups in the Parliament and other interested parties and to report on the outcome of the consultation exercise before the end of business on 2 July. (lodged on 2 June)

Supported by: Bruce Crawford, Roseanna Cunningham, Michael Russell, John Swinney, Brian Adam, Roseanna Cunningham



S1M-31 Mr Keith Raffan: Drug treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare programmes—That the Parliament notes the positive impact which the provision of effective drug treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare programmes have in improving health and reducing crime by helping drug addicts into recovery and enabling them to become full, active and contributing members of the community; calls upon the Scottish Ministers to progressively redirect resources towards effective treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare programmes; and further calls upon the Scottish Ministers to establish in each Scottish prison, during the next year, professionally run, comprehensive drug treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare programmes to support drug-misusing prisoners into recovery. (lodged on 2 June)



Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Mike Rumbles, Tavish Scott, Euan Robson, Ian Jenkins, George Lyon, Margaret Smith, Richard Lochhead



S1M-23 Tommy Sheridan: Pensioners’ Charter—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to introduce a pensioners’ charter in Scotland which will provide for free fuel, public transport, TV licences and local authority rent exemption for all pensioners. (lodged on 1 June)



S1M-22 Tommy Sheridan: State of Scotland Audit—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to publish, as soon as possible, a comprehensive ‘State of the Nation Audit’ for Scotland which assesses the level of poverty among children, pensioners and families and includes statistics in relation to the number of unemployed, low-paid, homeless and socially disadvantaged and that when completed the results of the audit be presented to the Parliament and reviewed annually thereafter in the light of updated information. (lodged on 1 June)

Supported by: Andrew Wilson, Linda Fabiani



S1M-21 Tommy Sheridan: Abolition of Council Tax—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to investigate, as soon as possible, the option of abolishing the Council Tax and replacing it with a more progressive form of local tax from which pensioners, students, the disabled and the unemployed would be exempt. (lodged on 1 June)



S1M-20 Tommy Sheridan: Poll Tax amnesty—That the Parliament, in the light of the de facto amnesty in England and Wales, calls upon the Scottish Ministers to grant a poll tax (Community Charge) amnesty in relation to outstanding arrears in recognition of the severe poverty which affects the majority of debtors in Scotland. (lodged on 1 June)



S1M-18 Robin Harper: Genetically modified crops—That the Parliament recognises the widespread opposition to growing genetically modified crops, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to urgently initiate legislation to be laid before the Parliament for an immediate open-ended moratorium on the planting of genetically modified crops in Scotland. (lodged on 1 June)

Supported by: Kenny MacAskill, Duncan Hamilton, Linda Fabiani, Irene McGugan, Roseanna Cunningham



S1M-16 Alex Johnstone: Beef Bones Regulations—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to—

a. ensure that the Beef Bone Regulations 1997 (SI 1997/2959) are amended to allow the sale of beef on the bone in Scotland by adopting the recommendations of the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee (SEAC) that research findings be made public, along with a risk assessment, allowing consumers to choose what precautions to take; and
b. enter into discussion with their counterparts in Westminster and Cardiff with a view to the foregoing being adopted throughout the United Kingdom, thus restoring a single market in the sale of beef. (lodged on 27 May)


S1M-14 Mr Kenneth Gibson: Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill—That the Parliament notes with concern the progress through the House of Commons of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill, particularly clauses 53, 54 and 56 as they affect the rights of people in Scotland to essential benefits such as Incapacity Benefit and Severe Disablement Allowance; notes with regret that it has no direct competence over such a vital area of public concern; commends those members of the Parliament who were able to vote in the House of Commons against this regressive legislation and in favour of disabled people’s rights; and instructs the Presiding Officer to convey to the Disability Benefits Consortium and others campaigning on this issue the Parliament’s view that clauses 53, 54 and 56 of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill are both regressive and detrimental to a vulnerable section of Scottish society. (lodged on 26 May)

Supported by: Christine Grahame, John Swinney, Roseanna Cunningham, Gil Paterson, Kay Ullrich, Fiona McLeod, Fiona Hyslop, Alex Neil, Fergus Ewing, Brian Adam



S1M-13 Mr Alex Salmond: Lifting beef bones ban—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to ensure that the Beef Bones Regulations 1997 (SI 1997/2959) cease to have effect in Scotland and the necessary process be set in place as soon as the Scottish Ministers take up their full powers on 1 July 1999. (lodged on 26 May)

Supported by: John Swinney, Alasdair Morgan, Fergus Ewing, Andrew Welsh, Bruce Crawford, Andrew Wilson, Brian Adam



S1M-13.1 George Lyon: As an amendment to the motion (S1M-13) in the name of Alex Salmond, leave out all after "as soon as" and insert "latest medical advice indicates that it would be safe to do so and in that context—

a. asks the Chief Medical Officer to come to Parliament to be questioned and
b. asks Scottish Ministers to keep the Parliament fully informed of the wider implications for the Scottish beef industry of any premature decision." (lodged on 27 May)
Supported by Mike Rumbles, Tavish Scott, Robert Brown, Euan Robson




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Monday 5 July 1999

Section H – Documents Laid





The following Petitions were lodged with the Parliament on 2 July—

Hospitalfield Residents Committee on rapeseed crushing in their area and the effect of this activity on residents' health.

MacLay, Murray & Spens, Solicitors on changes required to the Tenancy of Shops Act.



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Monday 5 July 1999

Section I – Progress of Parliamentary business





Subordinate Legislation in Progress



Negative Instruments

(Date of laying)

Subject to annulment until 16 September—

The Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) Order 1999 (1999 No. 1512) (10 June)



Committee Business in Progress

(Dates for previous proceedings) (Dates for current proceedings) (Provisional dates for future proceedings)

Note: A full agenda including details of location and timings, will be published on the day of the meeting



Audit Committee: (23 June)

Audit and Finance Committees: First Joint Meeting (30 June)

Education, Culture and Sport Committee: First meeting (29 June)

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee: (23 June)

Equal Opportunities Committee: (22 June)

European Committee: (23 June)

Finance Committee: (22 June)

Health and Community Care Committee: First meeting (29 June)

Justice and Home Affairs Committee: First meeting (29 June)

Local Government Committee: First meeting (30 June)

Procedures Committee: (22 June) (29 June)

Public Petitions Committee: First meeting (29 June)

Rural Affairs Committee: (22 June) (29 June)

Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee: First Meeting (30 June)

Standards Committee: (22 June) (30 June)

Subordinate Legislation Committee: First Meeting (29 June)

Transport and Environment Committee: First Meeting (30 June)

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