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Justice Committee

Monday 22 February 2021 2:30 PM


1. Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill - freedom of expression: The Committee will take evidence on the proposed amendments on freedom of expression in the Bill, in round-table format, in advance of Stage 3 from—
Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Philip Lamont, Head of Criminal Law, Practice and Licensing Unit, and Douglas Kerr, Solicitor, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, Scottish Government;
Danny Boyle, Parliamentary and Policy Officer, Black and Ethnic Minority Infrastructure in Scotland;
Michael Clancy OBE, Director, Law Reform, The Law Society of Scotland;
Eilidh Dickson, Policy and Parliamentary Manager, Engender;
Roddy Dunlop QC, Dean, Faculty of Advocates;
Anthony Horan, Director, Catholic Parliamentary Office of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland;
Tim Hopkins, Director, Equality Network;
Lucy Hunter Blackburn, Murray Blackburn Mackenzie;
Becky Kaufman, Justice Policy Officer, Scottish Trans Alliance;
Iain Smith, National and Local Policy Manager, Inclusion Scotland;
Susan Smith, Director, For Women Scotland;
Fraser Sutherland, Chief Executive, Humanist Society Scotland;
Dr Andrew Tickell, Lecturer in Law, Glasgow Caledonian University;
Kieran Turner, Public Policy Officer, Scotland, Evangelical Alliance.

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