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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Criminal Justice Committee 22 June 2021

Agenda: Interests, Convener, Deputy Convener, Decision on Taking Business in Private



Good morning, and welcome to the first meeting of the Criminal Justice Committee in session 6 of the Scottish Parliament. As the oldest member of the committee, I have the pleasure of convening the meeting for the first two items of business. I take the opportunity to welcome all committee members. I look forward to working with you on the committee.

I remind everyone present to switch their mobile phones to silent. No apologies have been received for the meeting.

The first item on the agenda is for each committee member to declare any interests that they have that are relevant to the work of the committee. Background information on the declaration of interests is provided in paper 1.

I have no relevant interests to declare. I invite members, in alphabetical order, to declare any interests.

I do not have any relevant interests to declare.

As a journalist, I reported extensively on policing and organised crime. I am also married to a police officer.

I have no relevant interests to declare.

I am a registered social worker, and I was a practising criminal justice social worker for approximately five years before my election to Parliament in 2016.

My husband was formerly a member of the criminal bar, but he is no longer practising. I do not think that that is a relevant interest, but I would like to declare it.

I have no relevant interests to declare.

I have no relevant interests to declare.