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Equalities and Human Rights Committee - Part I

Thursday 21 March 2019 9:00 AM


1. Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Dr Lucy Reynolds, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (Scotland); Jillian van Turnhout, Former Irish Senator; Matthew Sweeney, Policy Officer, Children and Young People, COSLA; Andy Jeffries, Senior Manager, Children and Families, City of Edinburgh Council, Social Work Scotland; Jean Miller, Head Teacher, EIS; and then from— John McKenzie, Chief Superintendent, Head of Safer Communities, Police Scotland; Mhairi McMillan, Criminal Law Committee, Law Society of Scotland; Neil Hunter, Principal Reporter, Scottish Children's Reporter Administration. 2. Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill: consideration of evidence The Committee will consider the evidence received. The Committee will move to Robert Burns Room (CR1) for agenda item 3.

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