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Scottish Parliament Business: 14 November 2017

In Plenary

2:00pm: Time for Reflection

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

Topical Questions

Ministerial Statement on Preventing Sexual Offending Involving Children and Young People

Government debate on migration

Business motions

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:00pm: Decision Time

Members’ Business debate on world COPD day (Emma Harper, SNP, South Scotland)

In Committee

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee (9:30am, room 6)
- Economic Data – Evidence from Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician and Head of Performance, Gary Gillespie, Chief Economist, and Sandy Stewart, Senior Statistician, Scottish Government

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (10:00am, room 5)
- Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Prescribed Local Authority Functions etc.) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2017
- First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber Charity Appeals (Procedure) Regulations 2017
- First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Health and Education Chamber (Procedure) Regulations 2017
- First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber (Rules of Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2017
- Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 6, Transitory and Saving Provisions) (Modern Limited Duration Tenancies) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2017
- Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Prescribed Health Board Functions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017
- Education (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2017
- European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - draft report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee (10:00am, room 1)
- Air quality in Scotland – Evidence from David Duffy, Junior Vice President, Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland; Dennis Milligan, Head of Communications, Stove Industry Alliance; Stuart Sneddon, Air Quality Business Manager Scotland, Ricardo Energy & Environment; Professor Mark Sutton, Environmental Physicist, NERC Centre of Ecology & Hydrology; Vincent McInally, Environmental Health Officer, Sustainable Glasgow, Glasgow City Council
- Development of Water Resources (Designated Bodies: Modification) (Scotland) Regulations 2017
- Water and Sewerage Services to Dwellings (Collection of Unmetered Charges by Local Authority) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017
- PE1636 by Michael Traill, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish that all single use drinks cups are 100% biodegradable

Health and Sport Committee (10:00am, room 4)
- NHS Governance - Evidence on clinical governance from Rachel Le Noan, Policy Officer, Down's Syndrome Scotland; Clare Ogden, Head of Communications and Policy, Action for M.E.; Carolyn Lochhead, Public Affairs Manager, SAMH; Derek Young, Senior Policy Officer, Age Scotland and Tanith Muller, Parliamentary and Campaigns Manager, Parkinson's UK in Scotland

Justice Committee (10:00am, room 2)
- Telecommunications Restriction Orders (Custodial Institutions) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 – Evidence from Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, and Ann Davies, Senior Principal Legal Officer, Directorate for Legal Services, Scottish Government; Jim O'Neill, Senior Legal Services Manager, Scottish Prison Service
- Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2017
- Rent Regulation and Assured Tenancies (Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017
- Pensions Appeal Tribunals (Scotland) (Amendment) Rules 2017
- Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill – Evidence at Stage 1 from Martin Haggarty, Managing Director, Accident Claims Scotland Ltd; Paul Brown, Chief Executive/Principal Solicitor, Legal Services Agency; George Clark, Managing Director, Quantum Claims; Professor Alan Paterson, School of Law, University of Strathclyde; Thomas Docherty, Parliamentary Affairs Manager, Which?
- Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill - Evidence at Stage 1 from Andrew Tickell, Lecturer in Law, Glasgow Caledonian University; Dr Joseph Webster, Lecturer in Anthropology, Queen's University, Belfast; Dr Stuart Waiton, Senior Lecturer, Division of Sociology, School of Social and Health Sciences, University of Abertay Dundee; Dr John Kelly, Lecturer in Sport Policy, Management and International Development, University of Edinburgh