About The Committee
This Committee's work will focus on agriculture, fisheries, rural development, climate change, the environment and other matters falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food & the Environment.
The Committee normally meets once a week on a Wednesday morning.
Previous meeting papers can be found on the meetings page section of the website.
Stage 1 evidence
Wednesday 2 September
Scottish Government Bill Team
Monday 7 September
Land Reform (Meeting to be held at the Aros Centre, Portree, Isle of Skye. Tickets must be booked through the Scottish Parliament booking service. See information leaflet below for details)
Wednesday 16 September
Wednesday 30 September
Deer and Sporting Rates
Wednesday 7 October
Core paths and human rights
Monday 2 November
Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment and Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (external meeting in Dumfries)
In addition the Committee will undertake several fact finding visits around the country to learn more from people on local issues. It is anticipated these visits will include Islay, Jura, and Falkland.
25th Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee Meeting
Date: 25th Meeting, Wednesday 02 September 2015
Location: Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)
The Committee will meet at 9.45 am in the Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2).
1. Decision on taking business in private
2. Land Reform (Scotland) Bill oral evidence
3. Review of Veterinary Disease Surveillance Centres oral evidence
4. Work programme
Read the latest report from the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
7th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Annual Report 2014-2015
8th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation