Meeting Papers & Official Reports

March 2016

10th Meeting, Wednesday 16 March 2016

Decision on taking business in private
The Committee will decide whether to take item 4 in private

Subordinate legislation
The Committee will take evidence on the Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/72)

Subordinate legislation
Richard Simpson MSP to move—S4M-15895—That the Local Government and Regeneration Committee recommends the the Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/72) be annulled

Subordinate legislation
The Committee will consider a draft report

Papers for meeting on 16 March (64KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 16 March 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 16 March 2016 (51KB pdf)



9th Meeting, Wednesday 09 March 2016

Decision on taking business in private
The Committee will decide whether to take item 4 in private

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill
The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1)

Subordinate legislation
The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—

Non-Domestic Rate (Scotland) Order 2016 (SSI 2016/113);
Non-Domestic Rates (Levying) Scotland Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/119);
Non-Domestic Rates (Enterprise Areas) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/120);
Non-Domestic Rates (Steel Sites) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016 121);
Non-Domestic Rates (Telecommunication Installations) (Scotland) 2016 (SSI 2016/122);
Non-Domestic Rating (Unoccupied Property) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/124);
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016 (SSI 2016/126); and
Non-Domestic Rates (Telecommunications and Canals) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016 (SSI 2016/129)

Annual Report
The Committee will consider a draft annual report for the parliamentary year from 11 May 2015 to 23 March 2016

Papers for meeting on 9 March 2016 (186KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 9 March 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 9 March 2016 (45KB pdf) 



8th Meeting, Wednesday 02 March 2016

Decision on taking business in private
The Committee will decide whether to take item 4 in private at this and future meetings

Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland
The Committee will take evidence

Subordinate legislation
The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—

The Building (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/70);

The Building (Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/71);

The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/72)

The Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/74); and

The Charities Accounts (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/76).

Legacy paper
The Committee will consider a draft legacy paper

Inquiry into arm's length external organisations (in private)
The Committee will consider a draft report

Papers for meeting on 2 March 2016 (158KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 2 March 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 2 March 2016 (45KB pdf)



February 2016

7th Meeting, Wednesday 24 February 2016

Decision to take business in private
The Committee will decide whether to take item 6 in private

Local Government benchmarking framework
The Committee will take evidence

Subordinate legislation
The Committee will take evidence on the Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft]

Subordinate Legislation
Marco Biagi (Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment) to move—S4M-15457—That the Local Government and Regeneration Committee recommends that the Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved

The Commission on Council Tax Reform
The Committee will take evidence

The Commission on Council Tax Reform
The Committee will consider the evidence it has received

Papers for Meeting on 24 February (114KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 24 February 2016

 Minutes of proceedings of 24 February 2016 (87KB pdf)



6th Meeting, Wednesday 10 February 2016

Subordinate Legislation
The Committee will take evidence on the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Designation of Persons as Scottish Public Authorities) Order 2016 [draft]

Subordinate Legislation
Joe FitzPatrick (Minister for Parliamentary Business) to move—S4M-15235—That the Local Government and Regeneration Committee recommends that the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Designation of Persons as Scottish Public Authorities) Order 2016 [draft] be approved.

Subordinate Legislation
The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—

Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/6);

Scottish Local Government Elections Amendment Order 2016 (SSI 2016/7);

Representation of the People (Absent Voting at Local Government Elections) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/8); and

Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/32). 

Follow-up from Scottish local government elections 2012
The Committee will take evidence

Papers for Meeting on 10 February 2016 (744KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 10 February 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 10 February 2016  (87KB pdf)



5th Meeting, Wednesday 03 February 2016

Decision on taking business in private
The Committee will decide whether to take items 7 and 8 in private

Subordinate Legislation
The Committee will take evidence on the Local Authority (Capital Finance and Accounting) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft]

Subordinate Legislation
John Swinney (Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy) to move—S4M-15459—That the Local Government and Regeneration Committee recommends that the Local Authority (Capital Finance and Accounting) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved

Draft Budget Scrutiny 2016-17
The Committee will take evidence on the Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2016-17

Subordinate Legislation
The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—
Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/448)

Scottish Public Service Ombudsman
The Committee will take evidence

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
The Committee will consider the evidence it has received 

Draft Budget Scrutiny 2016-17
The Committee will consider the evidence it has received

Papers for Meeting on 3 February 2016 (197KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 3 February 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 3 February 2016 (88KB pdf)



January 2016

4th Meeting, Wednesday 27 January 2016

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill (in private)
The Committee will consider a draft report to the Health and Sport Committee

Footway Parking and Double Parking (Scotland) Bill (in private)
The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report

Papers for Meeting on 27 January 2016 (42KB pdf)

 Minutes of proceedings of 27 January 2016 (25KB pdf)



3rd Meeting, Wednesday 20 January 2016

Decision on taking business in private
The Committee will decide whether to take item 3 in private

Legacy Paper
The Committee will take evidence

Legacy Paper
The Committee will consider the evidence it has received

Papers for meeting on 20 January 2016 (45KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 20 January 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 20 January 2016 (41KB pdf) 



2nd Meeting, Wednesday 13 January 2016

Subordinate Legislation
The Committee will take evidence on the following affirmative instrument—
Dog Fouling (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft]

Subordinate Legislation
Paul Wheelhouse (Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs) to move—S4M-15229—That the Local Government and Regeneration Committee recommends that the Dog Fouling (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft] be approved.

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill
The Committee will take evidence on the bill at Stage 1

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill
The Committee will consider the evidence has received

Papers for Meeting on 13 January 2016

Official Report of Meeting 13 January 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 13 January (52KB pdf)



1st Meeting, Wednesday 06 January 2016

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill
The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill (in private)
The Committee will consider the evidence it has received

Papers for Meeting on 6 January 2016 (46KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 6 January 2016

Minutes of proceedings of 6 January (44KB pdf) 



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