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Justice Committee

Tuesday 04 June 2019 9:00 AM


1. Presumption Against Short Periods of Imprisonment (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft]: The Committee will take evidence from—
Laura Hoskins, Head of Policy, Community Justice Scotland;
Colin McConnell, Chief Executive, Scottish Prison Service;
James Maybee, The Highland Council, representing Social Work Scotland;
Kate Wallace, Chief Executive, Victim Support Scotland;
and then from—
Dr Katrina Morrison, Board Member, Howard League Scotland;
Dr Sarah Armstrong, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, University of Glasgow;
Professor Cyrus Tata, Director of the Centre for Law, Crime and Justice, University of Strathclyde;
and then from—
Rt Hon Lord Turnbull, Senator of the College of Justice, and Graham Ackerman, Secretary, Scottish Sentencing Council.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—
Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (Rural Housing Bodies) Amendment Order 2019 (SSI 2019/172).

3. Justice Sub-Committee on Policing: The Committee will consider a report back from the Sub-Committee meeting held on 30 May 2019.

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