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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Today's Schedule

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

January 29, 2020 09:11

 

1. Construction and procurement of ferry vessels in Scotland: The Committee will take evidence from—
Dr Alf Baird, former Professor of Maritime Business at Edinburgh Napier University;
Roy Pedersen, Author and Consultant, Pedersen Consulting;
Angus Campbell, Chair, and Eoin MacNeil, member, CalMac Community Board;
Councillor Uisdean Robertson, Chair, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

2. Digital Connectivity: The Committee will take evidence from-
Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, Claire Blake, R100 Commercial Director, and Robbie McGhee, Head of Digital Connectivity Division, Scottish Government.

3. Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill 2020: The Committee will consider a proposal by the Scottish Government to consent to the UK Government legislating using the powers under the Bill (if passed) in relation to the following UK statutory instrument proposals—
The Rules for Direct Payments to Farmers (Amendment) Regulations 2020 The Financing, Management and Monitoring of Direct Payments to Farmers (Amendment) Regulations 2020

4. Construction and procurement of ferry vessels in Scotland (in private): The Committee will review the evidence heard at agenda item 1.