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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

May 22, 2019 09:45

 

2. Subordinate legislation and Notice: The Committee will take evidence on the Welfare of Farmed Animals (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2019 [draft] and the Code for the Welfare of Meat Chickens and Breeding Chickens (Revocation) (Scotland) Notice 2019 from—
Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Rural Affairs and Natural Environment, Andrew Voas, Veterinary Head of Animal Welfare, and Grant McLarty, Solicitor, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Mairi Gougeon (Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment) to move—S5M-17291—That the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee recommends that the Welfare of Farmed Animals (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2019 [draft] be approved.

4. Notice: Mairi Gougeon (Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment) to move—S5M-17290—That the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee recommends that the Code for the Welfare of Meat Chickens and Breeding Chickens (Revocation) (Scotland) Notice 2019 be approved.

5. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—
The Road Works (Qualifications of Operatives and Supervisors) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2019.

6. Transport (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the policy intention of the Stage 2 amendments on a proposed workplace parking levy from—
Professor Stephen Ison, Professor of Transport Policy, Loughborough University;
Chris Carter, Head of Transport Strategy, Nottingham City Council;
and then from—
Jim Grieve, Interim Partnership Director, SEStran, and Member of Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland;
Councillor Anna Richardson, City Convener for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction, Glasgow City Council;
Richard Sweetnam, Chief Officer for City Growth, Aberdeen City Council.

Evidence from Panel 1 will be taken via a video conference.