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Education and Skills Committee

Wednesday 07 November 2018 10:00 AM


1. Declaration of interests: Iain Gray will be invited to declare any relevant interests. 2. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 6 and 7 in private. The Committee will also decide whether to take future reviews of the evidence on its music tuition in schools inquiry in private. 3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Assigned Colleges (University of the Highlands and Islands) Order 2018 [Draft] from— Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Skills, and James Boyce, Head of College Policy, Scottish Government; Gemma Grant, Solicitor, Scottish Government Legal Directorate. 4. Subordinate legislation: Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Skills to move— S5M-14432—That the Education and Skills Committee recommends that the Assigned Colleges (University of the Highland and Islands) Order 2018 [draft] be approved. 5. Music tuition in schools inquiry: The Committee will hear evidence from— Catherine Mackie, MSYP for Glasgow Southside, and Alice Ferguson, MSYP for Linlithgow, Scottish Youth Parliament. 6. Review of evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier on music tuition. 7. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.

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