Meeting Papers & Official Reports

April 2015

12th Meeting, Wednesday 01 April 2015

Decision on taking business in private
Item 4 in private

Public petitions:PE01534
PE1534 by Clare Symonds on behalf of Planning Democracy, on Equal rights of appeal in the planning system

Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Scotland
Evidence session with the Commissioner

Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Scotland
Consideration of the evidence received



March 2015

11th Meeting, Wednesday 25 March 2015

Decision on taking business in private
Item 4

Subordinate legislation
Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2015 (SSI/2015/87)

Local government benchmarking system
Evidence session with SOLACE Scotland and the Improvement Service.

Local government benchmarking system
Consideration of the evidence received

Official Report of Meeting 25 March 2015



10th Meeting, Wednesday 18 March 2015

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill
Consideration of the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 3)

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of a draft Stage 1 report

Official Report of Meeting 18 March 2015



9th Meeting, Wednesday 11 March 2015

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill
Consideration of the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 2)

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of a draft Stage 1 report

Official Report of Meeting 11 March 2015



8th Meeting, Wednesday 04 March 2015

Decision on taking business in private
Item 4 in private

Subordinate legislation (negatives)
Non-Domestic Rates (Levying) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/49)
Non-Domestic Rating (Valuation of Utilities) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2015 (SSI 2015/50)
Valuation Timetable (Scotland) Amendment Order 2015 (SSI 2015/51)
The Local Government Pension Scheme (Governance) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/60)

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill
Consideration of the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1)

Integrated health and social care complaints procedures
Consideration of its approach to its examination of the implications for complaints procedure following the integration of health and social care

Official Report of Meeting 4 March 2015



February 2015

7th Meeting, Wednesday 25 February 2015

Subordinate legislation
Non-Domestic Rate (Scotland) Order 2015 (SSI 2015/47)

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill
Evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary for Justice

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of the evidence received

Official Report of Meeting 25 February 2015



6th Meeting, Wednesday 18 February 2015

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill
Evidence session

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of evidence received

Official Report of Meeting 18 February 2015



5th Meeting, Wednesday 04 February 2015

EU Priorities (in private)
Consideration of its EU priorities for 2015.

Budget Strategy Phase 2016-17 (in private)
Consideration of its approach to the Budget Strategy Phase 2016-17

Work programme (in private)
Consideration of its work programme

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of its approach to the scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1



January 2015

4th Meeting, Wednesday 28 January 2015

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill
Evidence session

Decision on taking business in private
Consideration of its work programme, EU Priorities and approach to budget scrutiny at future meetings

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of the evidnece received 

Official Report of Meeting 28 January 2015



3rd Meeting, Wednesday 21 January 2015

Subordinate legislation
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Scottish Public Authorities) Amendment Order 2014 (SSI 2014/354)

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill
Evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from stakeholders

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration the evidence received

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of a draft Stage 1 report

Official Report of Meeting 21 January 2015



2nd Meeting, Wednesday 14 January 2015

Declaration of interests
Cara Hilton

Appointment of European Union Reporter 
Appointment of a Member to serve as its European Union Reporter  

Public petition
PE1538 by Dr Richard Burton on behalf of Accountability Scotland, on Transparency in SPSO investigations  

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill
Evidence session (x2)  

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of the evidence received  

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill (in private)
Consideration of a Stage 1 draft report

Official Report of Meeting 14 January 2015



1st Meeting, Wednesday 07 January 2015

Decision on taking business in private
Item 7

European Reporter
The Committee will appoint a Member to be its European Reporter

Subordinate Legislation
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2014 (SSI 2014/300)

Subordinate Legislation
The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (SSI 2014/301)
The Charities Accounts (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (SSI 2014/335)

Scottish Public Service Ombudsman
Evidence session from the Scottish Public Service Ombudsman on its 2013/14 Annual Report

Scottish Public Service Ombudsman
Consideration of the evidence received at the meeting

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill (in private
Consideratoin of a draft Stage 1 report

Official Report of Meeting 7 January 2015