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Education and Skills Committee

Education and Skills Committee

October 28, 2020 11:01

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 6 in private.

2. Declaration of interests: George Adam will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Children’s Advocacy Services) Regulations 2020 [draft] from—
Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Children and Young People, and Tom McNamara, Head of Youth Justice and Children's Hearings, Scottish Government.

4. Subordinate legislation: Maree Todd, Minister for Children and Young People to move—S5M-22706—That the Education and Skills Committee recommends that the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Children’s Advocacy Services) Regulations 2020 [draft] be approved.

5. Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
David Whelan, and Harry Aitken, Former Boys and Girls Abused in Quarriers Homes;
Flora Henderson, Future Pathways;
Helen Holland, and Simon Collins, In Care Survivors Service Scotland (INCAS).

6. Review of evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence it heard under agenda item 5.