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Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Tuesday 03 December 2019 9:00 AM


1. Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Mike Radford, Reader, University of Aberdeen;
Gillian Mawdsley, Secretary, Criminal Law Committee, Law Society of Scotland;
Scott Blair, Advocate, Centre for Animal Law;
and then from—
Libby Anderson, Policy Advisor, OneKind;
Runa Hanaghan, Deputy Veterinary Director, Dogs Trust;
Howard Bridges, Chief Executive Officer, Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home;
Robbie Marsland, Director, Scotland, League Against Cruel Sports;
Melissa Donald, Scottish Branch Senior Vice President, British Veterinary Society;
Penny Middleton, Policy Manager for Animal Health and Welfare, NFUS.

2. Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will review the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

3. Proposed Deposit and Return Scheme (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

Proposed future business

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