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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Today's Schedule

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

October 09, 2019 10:30

 

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

2. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: The Committee will consider whether the followinginstruments have been laid under the appropriate procedure—
Seed, Propagating Material and Common Agricultural Policy (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Animal Health and Welfare and Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food) (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—
Seed, Propagating Material and Common Agricultural Policy (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Animal Health and Welfare and Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food) (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

4. Implication of Brexit for the fisheries sector in Scotland: The Committee will take evidence from-
Elspeth Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Fishermen's Federation;
Alistair Sinclair, National Coordinator, Scottish Creel Fishermen's Federation;
Professor James Harrison, Professor of Environmental Law, the University of Edinburgh;
Calum Duncan, Head of Conservation Scotland, Marine Conservation Society;
Jimmy Buchan, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Seafood Association;
Elaine Whyte, Executive Secretary, Clyde Fisherman's Association;
Mike Park, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish White Fish Producers Association;
Ivan Bartolo, Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Seafish;
Alastair McNeill, Chair, West Coast Regional Inshore Fisheries Group.

5. Proposed National Islands Plan: The Committee will consider its approach to its consideration of the Proposed National Islands Plan.


Proposed future business


The Committee will next meet on 30 October. For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee at [email protected]