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Education, Children and Young People Committee

Meeting Minutes

4th Meeting, 2023

  • Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023
  • Session: 6
  • Location: TG.40-CR1 The Burns Room
  • Meeting opened at: 09:15
  • Meeting closed at: 12:25
  • Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 03:54pm

1 Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill :

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

Rebecca Scarlett, Senior Policy and Information Officer, LEAD Scotland;

Andy Miller, Strategic Lead, Participation and Practice Lead, Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities;

Lee-Anne McAulay, Headteacher, New Struan School, representing Scottish Autism;

Jenny Miller, Chief Executive, PAMIS, representing the ALLIANCE;

and then from—

Dr Mairi Stark, Scottish Officer, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health;

Dr Kandarp Joshi, Consultant, NHS Grampian and Vice Chair of Child and Adolescent Faculty, Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland;

Nicole Kane, Policy and Public Affairs Lead Scotland, Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

2 Evidence Session (In Private):

The Committee agreed to defer the consideration of the evidence it heard earlier under agenda item 1.It will consider this evidence at its next meeting. 

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