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Justice Committee

Tuesday 17 December 2019 10:00 AM


1. Children (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence, in a round-table discussion, on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Susie Dalton, Children’s Policy Lead, Scottish Women’s Aid;
Sue McKellar, Improving Justice in Child Contact Project Coordinator, Scottish Women's Aid;
Megan Farr, Policy Officer, Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland;
Dr Fiona Morrison, Lecturer in Child Protection and Wellbeing, Stirling University;
Professor Kay Tisdall, Chair of Childhood Policy, University of Edinburgh;
and then from—
Professor Elaine Sutherland, Professor of Child and Family Law, Stirling University;
Dr Richard Whitecross, Associate Professor in Dispute Resolution, Delict and Professional Practice, Edinburgh Napier University.

2. Justice Sub-Committee on Policing: The Committee will consider a report back from the Sub-Committee meeting held on 5 December 2019.

3. Children (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will review the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

Proposed future business
For further information, contact Stephen Imrie, Clerk to the Committee on 0131 348 5195 or by email

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