About the inquiry
The Committee agreed at its meeting on 18 January 2018 to undertake Post-legislative scrutiny on the biodiversity and biodiversity reporting duties placed on public bodies by the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 and the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011.
The Committee launched a call for written submissions with a deadline of Friday 23 March 2018.
Oral evidence session - 31 May 2018
The committee took oral evidence from Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Environment Link, National Musuems of Scotland, RSPB Scotland, NHS Ayrshire and Arran and Dundee City Council.
Please read the Official Report (369KB pdf)
Oral evidence session - 7 June 2018
The committee took oral evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Hugh Dignon, Head of wildlife management and protected areas, Scottish Government and Sally Thomas, Scottish National Heritage.
Please read the Official Report (659KB pdf)
Post-legislative Scrutiny: Biodiversity and Biodiversity Reporting Duties (1.10MB pdf)
for further information on the work of the Committee you can contact the Clerks on 0131 348 5236 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org