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Education and Skills Committee

Wednesday 06 November 2019 10:00 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether its consideration of its work programme should be taken in private at its next meeting.

2. Disclosure (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence from-
Ben Hall, Scottish Development Manager, Shared Lives Plus;
Oisin Murphy-Lawless, Policy, Parliamentary & Programme Support Officer, Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS);
Adam Dillon, Convener Safeguarding Committee, Church of Scotland;
Florence Witherow, National Secretary, Scottish Youth Football Association;
Sarah Latto, Chair of the Scottish Volunteering Forum and Volunteer Development Manager, Shelter;
and then from—
Dughall Laing, Director, Recruit With Conviction;
Rose McConnachie, Policy Development Lead, Community Justice Scotland;
Dr Cynthia Marks, Senior Manager- Operations and Policy, Business in the Community (BITC);
Dr Beth Weaver, Vice Convener, Howard League Scotland.

3. Review of evidence (in private): The committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier.

4. STEM in early years education (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

Proposed future business
At its next meeting, on 13 November, the Committee expects to continue to take evidence on the Disclosure (Scotland) Bill. For further information, contact Roz Thomson the Clerk to the Committee, whose details are or 0131 348 5222

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