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Criminal Justice Committee

Minutes: 25 January 2023

Wednesday, 25 January 2023

3rd Meeting, 2023

Start time: 09:35am
Location: T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room
Published: Wednesday, 25 January 2023


1. Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill:

The Committee took evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—

Jim Kerr, Interim Deputy Chief Executive, Scottish Prison Service;

John Watt, Chair, Parole Board for Scotland;

Mark McSherry, Chief Executive, Risk Management Authority;

and then from—

Kenny Donnelly, Procurator Fiscal, Policy and Engagement, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service;

David Fraser, Executive Director Court Operations, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.

2. National Care Service (Scotland) Bill (In Private):

The Committee considered a draft report to the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee. Various changes were agreed to, and the Committee agreed to consider a revised draft, at a future meeting.

3. Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill (In Private):

The Committee agreed to defer consideration of the evidence heard to a future meeting.

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