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Session 2005-06            7 February 2006

THE SEWEL CONVENTION: THE WESTMINSTER PERSPECTIVE

PUBLIC EVIDENCE SESSIONS IN EDINBURGH AND AT WESTMINSTER




The Committee will hold its first public oral evidence session on the inquiry into The Sewel Convention: the Westminster Perspective at 10.00 am on Tuesday 7 March 2006. The meeting will take place in  the City Chambers, Edinburgh. The witnesses will be:

(at 10.00 am) Mr Donald Gorrie MSP, Convener, Ms Karen Gillon MSP, Deputy Convener, and Mr Alex Johnstone MSP, the Procedures Committee, Scottish Parliament.

(at 11.15 am) Ms Margaret Curran MSP, Minister for Parliamentary Business, Scottish Executive.

The Committee will also hold a public oral evidence session on the inquiry at 4.15 pm on Tuesday 14 March 2006. This meeting will take place at the House of Commons,  and the witness will be:

Mr David Cairns MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland.

Further evidence sessions are being arranged, and details will be announced shortly.