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Chamber and committees

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Meeting Minutes

4th Meeting, 2021

  • Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
  • Session: 6
  • Location:
  • Meeting opened at: 09:30
  • Meeting closed at: 11:49
  • Published: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 03:56pm

Committee Members Attendees

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.

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