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Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Tuesday 04 October 2022 9:00 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 4 and 5 in private. 2. Proposed legislation on a rent freeze and evictions moratorium: The Committee will take evidence from— John Blackwood, Chief Executive , Scottish Association of Landlords; Caroline Cawley, Member, Living Rent; Timothy Douglas, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Propertymark; Aaron Hill, Director of Policy and Membership, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations; John Kerr, Vice Chair, Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO); Rhiannon Sims, Senior Policy Officer, Crisis; Emma Saunders, National Organiser, Living Rent; and then from— Patrick Harvie, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights , Amanda Callaghan, Head of Private Housing Services, James Hamilton, Lawyer, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, Adam Krawczyk, Head of Housing, Homelessness and Regeneration Analysis, and Shazia Razzaq, Strategic Lead, University Policy, Governance and Equalities, Scottish Government. 3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument— Council Tax (Exempt Dwellings) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2022 4. Proposed legislation on a rent freeze and evictions moratorium The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting. 5. National Care Service (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to the Bill as a secondary committee.

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