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Scottish Parliament Business: 13 September 2017

In Plenary

2:00pm: Parliamentary Bureau motions

Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity

Scottish Conservative debate on housing

Business motion

Parliamentary Bureau motions

Decision time

Members’ business debate on Stirling University’s 50th anniversary (Bruce Crawford, SNP, Stirling)

In Committee

Education and Skills Committee (10:00am, room 1)
- SQA Evidence - Evidence from, Dr Janet Brown, Chief Executive, and Linda Ellison, Director of Finance, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Robert Quinn, Head of Qualifications Development: English, Language, Business and Core Skills, SQA

Finance and Constitution Committee (10:00am, room 6)
- Scottish Fiscal Commission Forecast Evaluation Report 2017 - Evidence from, Lady Susan Rice, Chair, Professor Alasdair Smith, Commissioner, David Wilson, Commissioner, and John Ireland, Chief Executive, Scottish Fiscal Commission
- Social Security (Scotland) Bill - Evidence from Chris Boyland, Legislation and Delivery Team Leader, and James Wallace, Head of Finance, Social Security Division, Scottish Government,
Kevin Stevens, Senior Business Partner – Communities, Social Security & Equalities, Finance Programme Management, Scottish Government, Dave Signorini, Head of Better Homes, Scottish Government

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (9:00am, room 2)
- Islands (Scotland) Bill - Evidence from Ian Turner, Darren Dickson, Islands Bill Team, and Kirsten Simonnet-Lefevre, Solicitor, Scottish Government.
- Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill - Evidence from Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, Ginny Gardner, Head of Forestry Devolution, Carole Barker-Munro, Bill Manager, Catherine Murdoch, Deputy Bill Manager, Barry McCaffrey, Solicitor, Jo O'Hara, Head of Forestry Commission Scotland, and Simon Hodge, Chief Executive, Forest Enterprise Scotland, Scottish Government
- Review of legislation governing small landholdings in Scotland - Evidence from Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, Jen Willoughby, Team Leader, Agricultural Holdings, and Claudine Duff, Policy Manager, Small Landholdings, Scottish Government

Local Government and Communities Committee (9:45am, room 4)
Building regulations and fire safety in Scotland - Evidence from David Stewart, Policy Lead, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations; Kenny McKenzie, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Scotland; Denise Christie, Regional Treasurer, Fire Brigades Union Scotland
- The Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/225)


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