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Education and Skills Committee

Wednesday 04 October 2017 9:00 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 5 in private. 2. Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Gillian Fergusson, Depute Rector for Pastoral Care, on behalf of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools; Lisa Finnie, President, Scottish Guidance Association; Maria Pridden, Classroom Assistant and member of Unison; Lorraine McBride, Headteacher and member of EIS; Christine Cavanagh, Network Chair for the Lanarkshire area, National Day Nurseries Association; and then from— Dr Ken Macdonald, Head of ICO Regions, Information Commissioner’s Office; Maureen Falconer, Regional Manager- Scotland, Information Commisioners Office. 3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments— Teachers Superannuation and Pension Scheme (Additional Voluntary Contributions) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/283) and the Individual learning Account (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/288). 4. Review of Evidence (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier. 5. Work programme (in private): The Committee will consider its work programme.

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