Local Government and Regeneration Committee

 

About The Committee

Welcome to the Local Government and Regeneration Committee webpage. 

  • The role of the Committee is to examine issues which fall within its remit. This includes scrutiny of Scottish Government policy, expenditure and administration in the area of local government, planning and regeneration across Scotland.
  • The Committee meetings are generally open to the public and convened weekly on Wednesday mornings.  The agenda and public papers are made available on our Current Business section.  To book tickets contact the Parliament’s Visitor Services Department.

Current Business

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill

As part of the Committees scrutiny of the Bill we will be holding external formal meetings and engagement events in late October and November.

On Monday 27th October 2014 the Committee will be holding a community engagement event and formal meeting in Dumfries at the Easterbrook Hall. For informaiton on this event, including how to attend please see our flyer below.

Dumfries Event Flyer

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On Monday 24th November 2014 the Committee will be holding a community engagement event and formal meeting in Fort William at Lochaber High School. For informaiton on this event, including how to attend please see our flyer below.

Fort William Event Flyer

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Committee wants to hear from you

Watch the Committee's short video on the Bill and have your say on how you can influence local services.

 

 

You can also watch the video at the Parliament's YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVgICS_Rgro    

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Please see the attached document for information on the Committees scheduled timetable for the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. Dates are subject to change.

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill

Please see the attached document for information on the Committees scheduled timetable for the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill. Dates are subject to change.

Committee Meetings

26th Local Government and Regeneration Committee Meeting 2014

Date: 26th Meeting, Monday 27 October 2014

Location: Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries

1. Subordinate Legislation

2. Flexibility and Autonomy of Local Government

3. Public Petitions: PE1497

4. Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill



Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Local Government and Regeneration Committee

8th Report, 2014 (Session 4): Flexibility and Autonomy in Local Government