Meeting Papers & Official Reports

March 2019

8th Meeting, Thursday 14 March 2019

1. UK-EU Inter-institutional relations post-Brexit: The Committee will take evidence from—

Professor Michael Keating, Director, Centre for Constitutional Change;

Professor Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling.

2. Local commercial radio: The Committee will take evidence from—

Corrie Martin, News Director, Regions, and Will Harding, Chief Strategy Officer, Global Radio.

3. Consideration of evidence (in private): The Committee will consider evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

Official Report of Meeting 14 March 2019



7th Meeting, Thursday 07 March 2019

1. Article 50 - The Economic Implications for Scotland of a No Deal Brexit: The Committee will take evidence from—

Dr Gary Gillespie, Chief Economic Adviser, and Simon Fuller, Deputy Director, Economic Analysis, Scottish Government.

2. Consideration of evidence (in private): The Committee will consider evidence heard on Article 50 - The Economic Implications for Scotland of a No Deal Brexit.

Official Report of Meeting 7 March 2019



February 2019

6th Meeting, Thursday 28 February 2019

1. Glasgow School of Art (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

2. Work programme (in private): The Committee will consider its work programme.

3. Work programme - Consideration of Advisers (in private): The Committee will consider the appointment and remit of Committee advisers in relation to the Article 50 Inquiry.



5th Meeting, Thursday 21 February 2019

1. Decisions on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 4, and any consideration of draft reports on the Glasgow School of Art at future meetings, in private.

2. Presidency of the Council of the European Union: The Committee will take evidence from—

H.E. Dan Mihalache, Ambassador of Romania to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

3. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: The Committee will consider a proposal by the Scottish Government concerning—

The Creative Europe Programme and Europe for Citizens Programme Revocation (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

4. Glasgow School of Art (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

Official Report of Meeting 21 February 2019



January 2019

4th Meeting, Thursday 31 January 2019

1. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: The Committee will consider a
proposal by the Scottish Government to consent to the UK Government
legislating using the powers under the Act in relation to the following UK
statutory instrument proposal—

The Creative Europe Programme and Europe for Citizens Programme
Revocation (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

2. Article 50 Negotiations: The Committee will take evidence from—

Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, RTE News / Irish TV & Radio;

Dr Katy Hayward, Reader, Social Divisions and Conflict, Queens
University Belfast.

3. Consideration of evidence (in private): The Committee will consider evidence
heard on Article 50 Negotiations.

Official Report of Meeting 31 January 2019



3rd Meeting, Thursday 24 January 2019

1. Article 50 Negotiations:

The Committee will take evidence from—

Professor Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Glasgow;

Akash Paun, Senior Fellow, Institute for Government;

Dr Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive and Chief Economist, European Policy Centre.

2. Correspondence:

The Committee willl consider correspondence that has been received from Historic Environment Scotland.

3. Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (in private):

The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report.

Official Report of Meeting 24 January 2019



2nd Meeting, Thursday 17 January 2019

1. Glasgow School of Art:

The Committee will take evidence from—

Dawson Stelfox, Conservation Architect and Consultant, Consarc Design Group Ltd;

Stephen Mackenzie, Independent fire, security & resilience advisor;

and then from—

Barbara Cummins, Director of Heritage, Dara Parsons, Deputy Head of Casework, and Thomas Knowles, Head of Grants, Historic Environment Scotland.

2. Scottish Government Reports:

The Committee will consider a bi-annual report from the Scottish Government in relation to a range of EU issues.

3. Consideration of evidence heard (in private):

The Committee will review the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

Official Report of Meeting 17 January 2019



1st Meeting, Thursday 10 January 2019

1. Decisions on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 4, and any consideration of its draft report on the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill at future meetings, in private.

2. Budget Scrutiny 2019-20: The Committee will take evidence from—

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Jonathan Pryce, Director for Culture, Tourism and Major Events, David Seers, Head of Sponsorship and Funding, and Claire Tynte-Irvine, Deputy Director, International Division, Scottish Government.

3. Budget Scrutiny 2019-20 (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard.

4. Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report.

Official Report of Meeting 10 January 2019



December 2018

34th Meeting, Thursday 20 December 2018

1. Article 50 withdrawal negotiations: The Committee will take evidence from—

Michael Russell, Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations supported by Ellen Leaver, Head of Negotiation Strategy and Delivery, and Alan Johnston, Deputy Director EU Exit Readiness, Scottish Government.

2. Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Scottish Government; supported by Amy Wilson, Director of Statistical and Registration Services, and Scott McEwen, Head of Collections and Operations, Scotland's Census 2021, National Records of Scotland; Simon Stockwell, Family Law Unit Head, and Emma Luton, Lawyer, Scottish Government.

3. Consideration of evidence heard (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

4. Work programme (in private): The Committee will consider its work programme.

Official Report of Meeting 20 December 2018







Name change

On 29 September 2016, the European and External Relations Committee's name and remit was amended to the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee.

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