Committee Reports

8th Report 2011: Legacy paper

The purpose of this paper is to provide a summary of the work of the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee over the course of Session 3 to inform the work of its successor committee/s. The paper also makes a number of suggestions for areas of

7th Report 2011: Annual report 2010-11

The Committee considered its annual report for 2010-2011.

6th Report 2011: Report on local authority funding of education and children's services and the future of schools management in Scotland

This report deals with two separate but closely linked issues: the question of the structure and management of state schools and the funding of these schools and other education authorities.

5th Report 2011: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Education Bill (LCM(S3) 34.1)

The Education Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on 26 January 2011. The Committee considered the LCM at its meeting on 9 March 2011.

4th Report 2011: Report on subordinate legislation

Committee considered the draft Fundable Bodies (University of the Highlands and Islands) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/draft) and the draft Fundable Bodies (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/draft).

3rd Report 2011: Report on subordinate legislation

At its meeting on 2 March 2011, the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee considered the draft Public Services Reform (General Teaching Council for Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI2011/draft).

2nd Report 2011: Report on subordinate legislation

Committee considered the draft Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Consequential Provision) and Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Amendment of Specified Authorities) Order (SSI 2011/draft).

1st Report 2011: Stage 1 Report on the Public Records (Scotland) Bill

The Public Records (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 7 October 2010. The Bill at Stage 1 was considered by the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee.

Report to the Finance Committee on Stage 2 of the 2011-12 budget process

The Committee considered and agreed its approach to scrutinising the elements of the Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2011-12.

11th Report 2010: Stage 1 of the Autism (Scotland) Bill

The Autism (Scotland) Bill was introduced on 26 May 2010 and was referred to the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee for Stage 1 consideration.

10th Report 2010: Report on subordinate legislation

Consideration of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2010 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Removal of Barred Individuals from Regulated Work) Order 2010.

9th Report 2010: Report on subordinate legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the Education (Lower Primary Class Sizes) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/326).

8th Report 2010: Stage 1 Report on the Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

The Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 4 May 2010. The Parliament agreed to refer the Bill to the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee for Stage 1 consideration.

7th Report 2010: Report on the Scottish local newspaper industry

At its meeting on 4 November 2009, the Committee agreed to hold evidence sessions on the state of the Scottish local newspaper industry.

6th Report 2010: Stage 1 Report on the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill

This report details the Committee's recommendations on the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1.

5th Report 2010: Annual Report 2009-10

This report outlines the work of the Committee over the year 2009-2010.

4th Report 2010: Report on subordinate legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2010 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

3rd Report 2010: Report on supporting children's learning code of practice

This report details the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee’s consideration of the Scottish Government’s revised code of practice, supporting children’s learning.

2nd Report 2010: Report on subordinate legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of instruments in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

1st Report 2010: Report on subordinate legislation

This report describes the Committee's consideration of the draft Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (Modification of Enactments) Order 2010.

2010-11 Budget Process - Stage 2 Report to the Finance Committee by the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

This report details the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee’s scrutiny of those chapters of the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2010-11 which fall within its remit.

Report on Stage 1 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill

This report discusses the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill including those parts dealing with the Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland, Creative Scotland, Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland and the Care Commission.

9th Report 2009: Subordinate Legislation

This report records the Committee's consideration of the Teaching Council (Scotland) Act 1965 Modification Order 2009.

8th Report 2009: Subordinate Legislation

This Subordinate Legislation Report outlines the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee's consideration of the Children’s Hearings (Legal Representation) (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2009 (SSI 2009/211).

7th Report 2009: Stage 1 Report on the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Bill

This report details the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee's examination of the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1.

6th Report 2009: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Bill (LCM(S3) 21.1)

This report discuss the implication for Scotland of the Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill.

5th Report 2009: Subordinate Legislation

This report documents the Committee's consideration of the draft Adoption (Disclosure of Information and Medical Information about Natural Parents) (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

4th Report 2009: Annual Report 2008-09

This report outlines the activities of the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee during 2008-09.

3rd Report 2009: Report on the legislative consent memorandum on the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (LCM(S3) 19.1)

This report considers the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill proposed in the UK Parliament. The bill would establish the Young People’s Learning Agency and the Skills Funding Agency.

2nd Report 2009: Stage 1 Report on the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill

The Stage 1 Report on the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill details the consideration and evidence taken by the Committee concerning this bill.

1st Report 2009: Subordinate Legislation

Subordinate Legislation Report. The Committee considered the draft Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 Modification Order 2009.

Report to the Finance Committee on Stage 2 of the 2009-10 Budget Process

Report to the Finance Committee on the Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2009-10.

8th Report 2008: Subordinate Legislation

Subordinate Legislation Report. The Committee considered the draft Fundable Bodies (Scotland) Order 2008 and the draft Protection of Charities Assets (Exemption) and the Charity Test (Specified Bodies) (Scotland) Order 2008.

7th Report 2008: Subordinate Legislation

Subordinate Legislation Report. The Committee considered the The Provision of School Lunches (Disapplication of the Requirement to Charge) (Scotland) Order 2008 (SSI 2008/draft).

6th Report 2008: Subordinate Legislation

Subordinate Legislation Report. The Committee considered the draft Charity Test (Specified Bodies) (Scotland) Order 2008 and the draft Nutritional Requirements for Food and Drink in Schools (Scotland) Regulations 2008.

5th Report 2008: Subordinate Legislation

Subordinate Legislation Report. The Committee considered the draft Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 Modification Order 2008 and the Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003 (Amendment of the Definition of Child Care Position)

4th Report 2008: Annual Report 2007-08

This Annual Report concerns the activities of the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee in 2007-08.

3rd Report 2008: Stage 1 Report on the Creative Scotland Bill

The Stage 1 Report on the Creative Scotland Bill includes the Committee's scrutiny of the a bill which would eliminate the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen and replace them with a single agency, Creative Scotland.

2nd Report 2008: Subordinate Legislation

Subordinate Legislation Report. The Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee considered the draft Fundable Bodies (The Scottish Agricultural College) (Scotland) Order 2008.

1st Report 2008: Report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Education and Skills Bill - LCM (S3) 6.1

This report concerns a provision in a UK bill that would allow further education data to be matched to data on benefits, employment and earnings, enabling analysis of labour market outcomes of those with further education qualifications, which ca

Report to the Finance Committee on Stage 2 of the 2008-09 Budget Process

The Scottish Government’s Scottish Budget Spending Review was published on 14 November 2007. The Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee agreed its approach to the budget process 2008-09 at its meeting of 14 November 2007.

Written evidence received on the budget process 2008-09 (Stage 2)

Written evidence received from Lifelong Learning Directorate (Scottish Government), Universities Scotland, Association of Scotland's Colleges, Scottish Funding Council, COSLA, and Save the Children regarding the budget process for 2008-09.

3rd Report, 2007: Stage 1 Report on the Graduate Endowment Abolition (Scotland) Bill

Graduate Endowment Abolition (Scotland) Bill (SP Bill 2, Session 3) was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 22 October 2007. This report details the committee's scrutiny of this bill and its recommendations on it to the Parliament.

2nd Report 2007: Subordinate Legislation

The Education Lifelong, Learning and Culture Committee considered and recommended approval of the the draft Protection of Charities Assets (Exemption) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2007 and the draft Fundable Bodies (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2007.

1st Report, 2007: Subordinate Legislation

Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee considered legislation to provide resources to allow five Scottish local authorities to participate in a six month pilot project to provide free school meals to P1-3 children in their schools.

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