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Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Tuesday 31 May 2022 9:30 AM


1. Declaration of interests: Rachael Hamilton will be invited to declare any relevant interests. 2. Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Susan Smith, Co-Director, For Women Scotland; Lucy Hunter Blackburn, MurrayBlackburnMackenzie; Malcolm Clark, Head of Research, LGB Alliance; Dr Kate Coleman, Director, Keep Prisons Single Sex; and then from— Catherine Murphy, Executive Director, Engender; Sandy Brindley, Chief Executive, Rape Crisis Scotland; Naomi McAuliffe, Scotland Programme Director, Amnesty International Scotland; Jen Ang, Director of Policy and Development, JustRight Scotland. 3. Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence it heard under agenda item 2. 4. Annual report (in private): The Committee will consider a draft annual report for the parliamentary year from 13 May 2021 to 12 May 2022.

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