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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

March 06, 2019 09:01

 

1. Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Walter Scott, Vice Chair of the Society's Liaison Committee, and Kevin Hamilton, Member of the Society’s Traffic and Road Safety Working Group., Society of Chief Officers of Transportation;
Chief Superintendent Stewart Carle, Divisional Commander, Road Policing Division, Operational & Specialist Support, Police Scotland;
Dr Ruth Jepson, Reader in Public Health, and Principal Investigator on research into the impact of 20mph speed limits in Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh;
Andrew Easson, Road Safety and Active Travel Manager, City of Edinburgh Council;
Brian Young, Infrastructure Manager, Scottish Borders Council;
and then from—
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Donna Turnbull, Road Safety Policy Manager, and Stuart Wilson, National Operations Manager, Scottish Government.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the NationalBus Travel Concession Scheme for Older and Disabled Persons (Scotland)Amendment Order 2019 [draft] from—
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Pete Grant, Bus Policy Team Leader, and John Finlay, Customer Services and Communications Manager, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Michael Matheson (Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity) to move—S5M-15754—That the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee recommends that the National Bus Travel Concession Scheme for Older and Disabled Persons (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019 [draft] be approved.

4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—
The Equine Animal (Identification) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/30)

5. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: The Committee will consider a proposal 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—
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EU Exit) Regulations 2019; and The Environment (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocations) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

6. Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will review the evidence it has heard on the Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill at item 1.