Official Report


  • Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 06 November 2018    
    • Attendance


      *Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

      Deputy convener

      Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde) (SNP)

      Committee members

      *Tom Arthur (Renfrewshire South) (SNP)
      *Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab)
      *Alison Harris (Central Scotland) (Con)


      Clerk to the committee

      Andy Proudfoot


      The Adam Smith Room (CR5)


    • Interests
      • The Convener (Graham Simpson):

        I welcome everyone to the 32nd meeting in 2018 of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee. We have received apologies from Stuart McMillan.

        I welcome our new member, Mary Fee, who replaces Neil Findlay on the committee. I put on record my thanks and those of the committee to Neil for his work as a member of the committee.

        Under agenda item 1, in accordance with section 3 of the code of conduct, I invite Mary Fee to declare any interests that are relevant to the remit of the committee.

      • Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab):

        Thank you, convener. I have no relevant interests to declare. I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests.

    • Decision on Taking Business in Private
      • The Convener:

        Under agenda item 2, it is proposed that the committee takes in private items 4 to 7, which relate to the consideration of delegated powers provisions in various bills. Does the committee agree to do so?

        Members indicated agreement.

    • Instruments subject to Negative Procedure
      • The Convener:

        Under agenda item 3, no points have been raised on the following instruments.

      • Education (Student Loans) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (SSI 2018/307)
      • Glasgow City Council Area and North Lanarkshire Council Area (Cardowan by Stepps) Boundaries Amendment Order 2018 (SSI 2018/308)
        • The Convener:

          Is the committee content with the instruments?

          Members indicated agreement.

          10:01 Meeting continued in private until 10:23.