Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee
4th Meeting, 2022
- Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
- Session: 6
- Location: T1.60-CR4 The Clerk Maxwell Room
- Meeting opened at: 10:00
- Meeting closed at: 11:37
- Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 10:10am
Committee Members Attendees
- Joe FitzPatrick (Convener)
- Maggie Chapman (Deputy Convener)
- Karen Adam (Member)
- Pam Duncan-Glancy (Member)
- Pam Gosal (Member)
- Fulton MacGregor (Member)
- Alexander Stewart (Member)
1 Subordinate legislation:
The Committee took evidence on the Maximum Number of Judges (Scotland) Order 2022 from—
Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans, Scottish Government.
2 Subordinate legislation:
Keith Brown (Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans) moved—S6M-02595—That the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee recommends that the Maximum Number of Judges (Scotland) Order 2022 be approved.
The motion was agreed to without division.
3 Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill:
The Committee took evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans, Louise Miller, Solicitor, Legal Directorate and Elaine Hamilton, Head of Forensics Policy, Police Powers Unit, Police Division, Scottish Government.
4 Miners' Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill (In Private):
The Committee considered the evidence it heard under agenda item 3.