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 Committee's scrutiny of the Bill we will be holding external formal meetings and engagement events in late October and November.

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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 information on this event, including how to attend please see our flyer below.

Fort William Event Flyer

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The 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.

Click here to view the video and have your opportunity to shape the Bill  

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The Committee has produced a short video on Community Food Growing

Click here to view the video and have your opportunity to shape the Bill

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Please see the attached document for information on the Committee's 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

32nd Local Government and Regeneration Committee Meeting 2014

Date: 32nd Meeting, Wednesday 03 December 2014

Location: Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

1. Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill

2. 2015-16 Draft Budget

Agenda and Meeting Papers



Committee Reports

Read the latest report from the Local Government and Regeneration Committee

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