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Local Government and Communities Committee

Today's Schedule

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Local Government and Communities Committee

October 09, 2019 09:45

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 4 and 5 in private, and will also decide whether to take in private future consideration of all draft reports on its inquiry into Empty Homes in Scotland and of its recommendations to the Scottish Government on the 2020-21 Scottish Budget.

2. Budget Scrutiny 2020-21: The Committee will take evidence from-
Fionna Kell, Director of Policy, Homes for Scotland;
Callum Chomczuk, National Director, Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland;
Craig McLaren, Director, RTPI Scotland;
Gordon MacRae, Head of Communications & Policy, Shelter Scotland;
and then from—
Prof Kenneth Gibb, University of Glasgow;
Prof James Mitchell, University of Edinburgh.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—
The Caravan Sites Act 1968 (Amendment of Definition of Caravan) (Scotland) Order 2019 (SSI 2019/295).

4. Budget Scrutiny 2020-21: The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

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


Proposed future business


At its next meeting, on 30 October 2019,the Committee expects to consider a draft report on Empty Homes in Scotland; and its recommendations to the Scottish Government on the budget 2020-21. For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee, Peter McGrath, on 0131 348 5232 or [email protected]