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Chamber and committees

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee


Meeting Minutes

5th Meeting, 2021

  • Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • Session: 6
  • Location: T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room
  • Meeting opened at: 09:31
  • Meeting closed at: 12:49
  • Published: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:41pm

Committee Members Attendees

Apologies received from


1 Decision on taking business in private:

The Committee agreed to take items 4 and 5 in private.


2 Local Government, Housing and Planning:

The Committee took evidence from—

David Allan, Deputy Director, Scottish Community Development Centre;

Paul Bradley, Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations;

Sarah Gadsen, Chief Executive, Improvement Service;

Angus Hardie, Director, Scottish Community Alliance;

Paul O'Brien, Chief Executive, Association for Public Service Excellence;

Kim Fellows, Commissioning Editor, Local Government Information Unit.

The following interests were declared—

Meghan Gallacher declared an interest as a councillor in North Lanarkshire Council;

Elena Whitham declared an interest as a councillor in East Ayrshire Council;

Paul McLennan declared an interest as a councillor in East Lothian Council.


3 Electoral Arrangements Regulations:

The Committee took evidence from—

Ronnie Hinds, Chair, Ailsa Henderson,Deputy Chair and Colin Wilson,Review Manager for the Scottish Boundary Commissions Secretariat, Boundaries Scotland .

Ariane Burgess declared an interest as a Highlands and Islands Region MSP.


4 Local Government, Housing and Planning (in private):

The Committee considered evidence heard earlier in the meeting.


5 Electoral Arrangements Regulations (in private):

The Committee considered evidence heard earlier in the meeting.


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