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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Thursday 27 February 2020 9:00 AM


1. Declaration of interests: Alison Harris and Maurice Golden will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Fiona Blair, President, The Association of Registrars of Scotland;
Fraser Sutherland, Chief Executive, Humanist Society Scotland;
Ephraim Borowski, Director, Scottish Council of Jewish Communities;
Rod Burns, Deputy Registrar General, National Records of Scotland;
and then from—
Tim Hopkins, Director, Equality Network;
Kenny Stewart, Head of Policy, Equality and Human Rights Commission Scotland;
Elena Soper, Programmes Coordinator, YWCA Scotland - The Young Women's Movement.

3. Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard at item 2.

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