Section C - Future Committee Meetings

Section C – Future Committee Meetings

This section includes the agendas of the forthcoming committee meetings and outlines proposed future business, which may be subject to change. Committees have the right to take items in private and this will be notified as far in advance as possible.

Many committees include details of their future business on their webpages, which can be accessed at:

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/committees/index.htm

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee
29 June 2011
3rd Meeting, 2011

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 4

1. Energy prices: The Committee will take evidence from—

Norman Kerr, Director, Energy Action Scotland;

Trisha McAuley, Deputy Director, Consumer Focus Scotland;

and then from—

Rupert Steele, Director of Regulation, Scottish Power;

Alistair Phillips-Davies, Generation and Supply Director, Scottish and Southern Energy plc;

Ian Peters, Managing Director, Energy, British Gas;

Paul Williamson, Head of Customer Markets Controlling, RWE npower;

Sara Vaughan, Director of Regulation and Energy Policy, E.ON;

Paul Delamare, Head of Regulation, EDF Energy;

and then from—

Alistair Buchanan, Chief Executive, and Charles Gallacher, Director GB External Relations, Ofgem.

2. Draft Budget Scrutiny 2012-13: The Committee will consider whether to seek approval for the appointment of a budget adviser.

3. Work programme: The Committee will consider an update on its work programme and proposals for a business planning day.

Proposed future business

For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee
29 June 2011
2nd Meeting, 2011

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 4 and any future consideration of its work programme, in private.

2. Infrastructure and Capital Investment: The Committee will take evidence from—

Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment, Shane Rankin, Deputy Director, European Structural Funds, David Middleton, Chief Executive, Transport Scotland, Kirstin Baker, Deputy Director for Capital and Risk, Aidan Grisewood, Deputy Director, Social Housing Division, and Aileen McKechnie, Head of Innovation and Industries Division, Scottish Government.

3. Appointment of EU Reporter: The Committee will appoint a member to serve as an EU Reporter.

4. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.

Proposed future business

The Committee expects its next meeting to be held in early September.

For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Public Audit Committee
29 June 2011
2nd Meeting, 2011

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 2

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 5 in private.

2. Audit Scotland’s forward programme of performance audits: The Committee will receive a briefing on behalf of the Auditor General for Scotland on Audit Scotland’s consultation on its forward programme of performance audits from—

Barbara Hurst, Director, and Angela Cullen, Assistant Director, Performance Audit Group, Audit Scotland.

3. Section 23 report - Community Health Partnerships: The Committee will take evidence on the joint Auditor General for Scotland and Accounts Commission report entitled "Community Health Partnerships" from—

Barbara Hurst, Director, Claire Sweeney, Portfolio Manager, and Carolyn Smith, Project Manager, Performance Audit Group, Audit Scotland.

4. An overview of local government in Scotland 2010: The Committee will receive a briefing on the Accounts Commission report entitled "An overview of local government in Scotland 2010" from—

John Baillie, Chair, Accounts Commission;

Fraser McKinlay, Controller of Audit and Director of Best Value and Scrutiny Improvement, and Gordon Smail, Portfolio Manager, Best Value and Scrutiny Improvement, Audit Scotland.

5. Consideration of approach - Community Health Partnerships: The Committee will consider its approach to the joint Auditor General for Scotland and Accounts Commission report entitled "Community Health Partnerships".

Proposed future business

At its next meeting it is expected that the Committee will consider briefings from the Auditor General for Scotland in relation to reports he has recently published.

For further details, contact the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

Section C – Other Future Meetings

This section includes the agendas of other forthcoming meetings and outlines proposed future business, which may be subject to change.

Scottish Commission for Public Audit
29 June 2011
1st Meeting, 2011

The Commission will meet at 1.30 pm in Committee Room 6

1. Choice of Convener: The Commission will choose a Convener.

2. Decision on taking business in private: The Commission will decide whether to take item 4 in private.

3. Work programme: The Commission will consider its approach to developing its work programme.

4. Appointment to Audit Scotland’s Board: The Commission will consider its approach to an appointment to the Board of Audit Scotland.

Proposed future business

For further details of the Commission’s work, please contact the Secretary, whose details are provided at the
end of the Bulletin.