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Education, Children and Young People Committee

Wednesday 20 April 2022 9:40 AM


1. Declaration of interests: Ruth Maguire will be invited to declare any relevant interests. 2. Scottish Attainment Challenge Inquiry: The Committee will take evidence from— Greg Dempster, General Secretary, Association of Headteachers and Deputes in Scotland (AHDS); Andrea Bradley, Assistant Secretary, Education and Equality, Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS); Mike Corbett, National Official (Scotland), NASUWT; Jim Thewliss, General Secretary, School Leaders Scotland. 3. British Sign Language Bill (UK Parliament legislation): The Committee will consider the legislative consent memorandum lodged on 9 March 2022 by Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, (LCM(S6)17). 4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments— Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Fees) (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2022 (SSI 2022/97) and the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2022 (SSI 2022/102). 5. Evidence Session (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier under agenda item 2. 6. Work programme (in private): The Committee will consider its work programme.

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