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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Today's Schedule

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

December 05, 2018 09:00


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 5 in private.

2. Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route: The Committee will take evidence from-
Stephen Tarr, Managing Director, Major Projects Division, Balfour Beatty;
Bill Hocking, Chief Executive Officer, Construction and Investments, Galliford Try;
Brian Love, Director, Aberdeen Roads Ltd.

3. Transport update: The Committee will take evidence from-
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Bill Reeve, Director of Rail, Michelle Rennie, Director of Major Transport Infrastructure Projects, Graham Laidlaw, Head of Ferries, and Gary Cox, Head of Aviation, Scottish Government.

4. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: The Committee will consider proposals by the Scottish Government to consent to the UK Government legislating using the powers under the Act in relation to the following UK statutory instrument proposals—
GeneticallyModified Organisms (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 The CommonAgricultural Policy and Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board(Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 TheCommon Provisions (Implementing and Delegated Acts) (Amendment) (EU Exit)Regulations 2018 ZoonoticDisease Eradication and Control (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Agriculture(Zootechnics) (UK) (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) VeterinaryMedicines and Animals and Animal Products (Examination of Residues and MaximumResidue Limits) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Farriers(Registration) and Animal Health (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

5. Review of evidence: The Committee will review the evidence heardduring the meeting.