Criminal Justice Committee
3rd Meeting, 2023
- Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
- Session: 6
- Location: T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room
- Meeting opened at: 09:35
- Meeting closed at: 12:57
- Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 03:26pm
Chris Miller, Adviser
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.