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Scottish Parliament Business: 15 November 2017

In Plenary

2:00pm: Parliamentary Bureau Motions

Questions for the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Rural Affairs

Questions for the Minister for Justice and the Law Officers

Ministerial Statement on the Ministerial Working Group on Building and Fire Safety

Equalities and Human Rights Committee and Education and Skills Committee Debate on Prejudice-based Bullying and Harassment of Children and Young People in Schools and Review of Personal and Social Education

Business motions

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:30pm: Decision time

Members’ business debate on the Barclay Review Recommendations and the Sport and Leisure Sector (Gordon Lindhurst, Con, Lothian)

In Committee

Finance and Constitution Committee (10:00am, room 6)
- European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (UK Parliament Legislation) - Evidence on legislative consent memorandum LCM (S5) 10 from Dr Kirsty Hughes, Director, Scottish Centre on European Relations; Professor Alan Page, Professor of Public Law, University of Dundee; Professor Rick Rawlings, Professor of Public Law, UCL

Local Government and Communities Committee (10:00am, room 4)
- City region deals - Evidence from Patrick Wiggins, Director, Ayrshire Growth Deal; Douglas Duff, Head of Economic Development and Environmental Services, Falkirk Council; Phil Ford, Regional Skills Planning Lead, and Paul Zealey, Regional Skills Planning Lead, Skills Development Scotland
- Scottish Housing Regulator Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17 - Evidence from George Walker, Chair, and Michael Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Housing Regulator
- The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Monitoring Surface Coal Mining Sites) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (10:00am, room 2)
- Draft Budget Scrutiny 2018-19 - Evidence from James Withers, Chief Executive, Scotland Food & Drink; David Thomson, Chief Executive, Food and Drink Federation Scotland; Patrick Hughes, Head of Seafood Scotland, Seafood Scotland; Scott Landsburgh, Chief Executive, Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation; Andrew Richardson, Director, The Society of Independent Brewers; Danny Cusick, Director Food and Drink, Tourism and Textiles, Scottish Enterprise; David Oxley, Director of Business and Sector Development, Highlands and Islands Enterprise; Dr Stuart Fancey, Director of Research and Innovation, Scottish Funding Council; Chris Brodie, Lead Head of Sector Development, Skills Development Scotland; Professor Peter Morgan, Institute Director, The Rowett Institute; Professor Carl Schaschke, Head of the School of Science, Engineering and Technology, Abertay University.