SAC 051114

Session 2005-06          14 November 2005

THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR SCOTLAND OF THE 2012 OLYMPICS


THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR SCOTLAND OF THE 2012 OLYMPICS

The Scottish Affairs Committee will hold its second public oral evidence session on the inquiry into The Potential Benefits for Scotland of the 2012 Olympics at 4.15 pm on Tuesday 15 November 2005. The meeting will take place in Committee Room 15 at the House of Commons. The Committee will take evidence from Councillor Graham Garvie, COSLA Arts and Leisure Spokesperson, Mr John Zimny, Director of Recreation Services, Angus Council and Ms Lindsay Macgregor, Policy Manager, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities. Further public evidence sessions at the House of Commons are:

Tuesday 22 November at 4.15 pm:

Witnesses: Ms Julia Bracewell, Chair, sportscotland, and Mr David Williams, Chief Executive, EventScotland.

*Tuesday 29 November at 4.15 pm:

Witnesses: Scottish Enterprise.

Wednesday 7 December at 4.00 pm:

Witness: Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

*Tuesday 13 December at 4.15 pm:

Witness: Ms Patricia Ferguson MSP, Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport, the Scottish Executive.

*Not previously announced.