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Local Government and Communities Committee

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Local Government and Communities Committee

November 01, 2017 09:30

 

1. Homelessness: The Committee will take evidence from-
Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government and Housing, David Signorini, Head of Better Homes, Catriona MacKean, Head of Housing Support and Homelessness, and Marion Gibbs, Team Leader, Homelessness, Scottish Government.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Private Housing Tenancies (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/draft), the Private Residential Tenancies (Information for Tenants) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/draft) and the Private Residential Tenancies (Statutory Terms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/draft) from—
Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government and Housing, Linda Leslie, Team Leader, Private Rented Sector, and Kirsten Simonnet-Lefevre, Principal Legal Officer, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Kevin Stewart (Minister for Local Government and Housing) to move—
S5M-08087—That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the Private Housing Tenancies (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2017 [draft] be approved.

4. Subordinate legislation: Kevin Stewart (Minister for Local Government and Housing) to move—
S5M-07895—That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the Private Residential Tenancies (Information for Tenants) (Scotland) Regulations [draft] be approved.

5. Subordinate legislation: Kevin Stewart (Minister for Local Government and Housing) to move—
S5M-07899—That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the Private Residential Tenancies (Statutory Terms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 [draft] be approved.

6. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—
The Notice to Local Authorities (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/295); The Private Residential Tenancies (Information for Determining Rents and Fees for Copies of Information) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/296); The Private Residential Tenancies (Prescribed Notices and Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/297).

7. City region deals: The Committee will take evidence from-
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow;
Dr Peter O'Brien, Research Associate, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University;
Lesley Warren, Policy and Public Affairs Officer, Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights;
Barry McCulloch, Senior Policy Adviser, Federation of Small Businesses;
Chris Day, Policy Advisor, Transform Scotland.

8. Homelessness (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

9. City region deals (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.