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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

September 12, 2019 08:45

 

1. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Historical Sexual Offences (Disregarded Convictions and Official Records) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 [draft] from—
Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Scottish Government;
Linsay Mackay, Policy Officer, and Patrick Down, Policy Officer, Criminal Justice Division, Scottish Government.

2. Subordinate legislation: Humza Yousaf (Cabinet Secretary for Justice) to move— 
S5M-18075—That the Equalities and Human Rights Committee recommends that the Historical Sexual Offences (Disregarded Convictions and Official Records) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 [draft] be approved.

3. Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Dr Ima Jackson, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University;
Andy Sirel, Head of Scottish Migrant and Refugee Centre, JustRight Scotland;
Dr Saffron Karlsen, Senior Lecturer in Social Research, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol;
and then from—
Jan MacLeod, Manager, Women's Support Project;
Angela Voulgari, Gender Based Violence Services Manager, Sacro;
Hassan Darasi, Project Manager, Community Infosource;
Anne Spiers, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Multi-cultural Family Base.

4. Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard.

Proposed future business


At its next meeting on 19 September, the Committee intends to take evidence on the Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill. For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee by emailing [email protected] or telephoning 0131 348 6040