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Justice Committee

Tuesday 14 January 2020 10:00 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 4 and 5 in private.

2. Children (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
June Loudoun, Grandparents Apart UK;
Ian Maxwell, National Manager, Shared Parenting Scotland;
Dr Sue Whitcombe, Chartered Psychologist;
and then from—
Stuart Valentine, Chief Executive, Relationships Scotland;
Isobel Bilsland, Manager, Relationships Scotland Borders.

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

4. Defamation and Malicious Publications (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to the scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1.

5. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.

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