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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

September 07, 2017 09:15


1. Declaration of interests: Jamie Greene will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 4 in private.

3. Prisoner voting in Scotland: The Committee will take evidence from-
Patrick Harvie MSP;
and then from—
Chris Highcock, Secretary, Electoral Management Board for Scotland;
Michael Clancy, Director of Law Reform, Law Society of Scotland;
Tom Halpin, Chief Executive, Sacro;
Professor Fergus McNeill, Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research;
Pete Wildman, Chair of the Electoral Registration Committee, Scottish Assessors Association;
Lucy Hunter Blackburn, Executive Committee Member, Howard League for Penal Reform Scotland;
David Strang, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland;
Jan Anderson, Access to Industry;
Beverley Smith, ex-offender.

4. Prisoner voting in Scotland: The Committee will consider the evidence received.