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Scottish Green Energy Awards 2012: Best Politician

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Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener (Rob Gibson) Good morning, everybody, and welcome to the 20th meeting this year of the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee. Before we go ahead, I remind everyone to turn off their electronic equipment, apart from those who are using tablets for the purposes of the meeting.

Agenda i...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener We have two negative orders to consider under item 2. Members should note that no motion to annul either order has been lodged. I refer members to paper 1. Do members have any comments?

There being none, does the committee agree that it does not wish to make any recommendations on the ord...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener Under item 3, the committee will take evidence from the Minister for Environment and Climate Change on public petition PE1490, which is on the control of wild geese numbers. The petition was lodged by Patrick Krause on behalf of the Scottish Crofting Federation.

I welcome the minister, Pa...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener Thank you for that, minister. I will kick off the questioning. If possible, we want to keep questions about the migratory species separate from questions about the resident goose population, although we know that the flocks get mixed. That will allow us to focus on Islay before we move on to the wid...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener That is much higher than the number in previous decades, according to the information that we have. We are reaching a point at which we are hosting in those areas the largest number of those birds that has been seen in the time of our records. Am I correct?



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener The question of dispersal is important. If there is a displacement effect, other areas will be affected by barnacle geese in particular.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener We have talked about better data. Are you happy that our figures are robust? How well are we collating information when, for example, the geese are shot? How do you suggest that we could improve that data?



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener It was put to us that there could be a better collation of those figures for greylag geese, which get mixed up in the same flocks as barnacle geese. However, that tends to be less of a problem on Islay than on other islands. How much less of a problem is it? Is the greylag problem increasing on Isla...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener Indeed—and we might discuss some of the issues involving greylags in a moment or two.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener I was going to come on to management. At last week’s meeting, Andrew Bauer, from NFU Scotland, talked about a report that is about to be published on the situation on Islay. When can we expect the report to be published, so that we can understand the implications of proposals for adaptive management...
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Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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Motion S4M-10310: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10107: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10091: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09873: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09770: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09725: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09686: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09502.1: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09420: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09408: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03361: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03302: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03281: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03212: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20968: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20965: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4O-03202: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00667: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2014 Show Full Question >>

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