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Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Tuesday 07 November 2023 9:30 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 5 in private. 2. Declaration of interests: Stephanie Callaghan will be invited to declare any relevant interests. 3. Visitor Levy (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Marc Crothall, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Tourism Alliance; Rob Dickson, Director of Industry and Destination Development, Visit Scotland; Leon Thompson, Executive Director, UKHospitality Scotland; and then from— Julia Amour, Director, Festivals Edinburgh; Gary Curley, Executive Chair, Skye Connect; Cathy Earnshaw, Destination Strategy Manager, Venture North Cooperative Limited; Donald Emslie, Chair, Edinburgh Tourism Action Group; Sheila Gilmore, Chief Executive, Visit Arran and The Arran Trust; Sarah Maclean, Chief Executive, Outer Hebrides Tourism. 4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument— Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (Conservation Bodies and Rural Housing Bodies) (Miscellaneous Amendment) Order 2023 5. Visitor Levy (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting. 6. Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to the scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1.

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