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Education and Skills Committee

Wednesday 07 October 2020 7:45 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 3 and 4 in private.

2. Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Kim Leslie, Representative of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and a partner at, Digby Brown LLP;
Una Doherty QC, Faculty of Advocates;
Iain Nicol, Solicitor and Convenor of Civil Justice Committee, Law Society of Scotland;
and then from—
Joanne McMeeking, Head of Improving Care Experiences, CELCIS;
Judith Robertson, Chair of the Commission, Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC);
Gaynor Clarke, Chair of Historical Abuse Practice Network, Social Work Scotland (SWS) and Programme Manager at, Aberdeen City Council;
Janine Rennie, Chief Executive, Wellbeing Scotland.

3. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.

4. Review of evidence: The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier.

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