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Social Security Committee

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Social Security Committee

February 21, 2019 09:00

 

1. Declaration of interests: Jenny Gilruth MSP will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on
the Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 1) Regulations 2019 [draft] and the Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2019 [draft] from—
Shirley-Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Dorothy Ogle, Best Start Grant Policy Team Lead, and Colin Brown, Solicitor, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People) to move—
S5M-15626—That the Social Security Committee recommends that the Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 1) Regulations 2019 [draft] be approved. S5M-15629—That the Social Security Committee recommends that the Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2019 [draft] be approved.

4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Funeral Expense Assistance (Scotland) Regulations 2019 [draft] from—
Shirley-Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Lucy Carmichael, Funeral Expense Assistance and Funeral Poverty Policy Team Leader, and Colin Brown, Solicitor, Scottish Government.

5. Subordinate legislation: Shirley-Anne Somerville (Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People) to move—
S5M-15627 That the Social Security Committee recommends that the Funeral Expense Assistance (Scotland) Regulations 2019 [draft] be approved.

6. Public Petition: The Committee will consider PE01677 by Dr Sarah Glynn on behalf of Scottish Unemployed Workers' Network, on mitigating welfare cuts.