Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee
4th Meeting, 2021
- Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
- Session: 6
- Location: www.scottishparliament.tv
- Meeting opened at: 09:30
- Meeting closed at: 11:49
- Published: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 03:56pm
Committee Members Attendees
- Ariane Burgess (Convener)
- Elena Whitham (Deputy Convener)
- Miles Briggs (Member)
- Willie Coffey (Member)
- Meghan Gallacher (Member)
- Mark Griffin (Member)
- Paul McLennan (Member)
1 Decision on taking business in private:
The Committee agreed to take item 3 in private.
2 Electoral Arrangements Regulations:
The Committee took evidence from—
Karen Greaves , Head of Executive Support, Orkney Islands Council ;
Maggie Sandison, Chief Executive, Shetland Islands Council ;
and then from—
Douglas Hendry, Executive Director, Argyll and Bute Council ;
Councillor Margaret Davidson, Leader, Highland Council ;
Derek Mackay, Governance and Elections Manager, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar .
The following interests were declared—
Meghan Gallacher as a councillor in North Lanarkshire Council;
Elena Whitham as a councillor in East Ayrshire Council;
Ariane Burgess as a Highlands and Islands Region MSP.
3 Electoral Arrangements Regulations (In Private):
The Committee considered evidence heard earlier in the meeting.