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Meeting of the Parliament [Draft]

Meeting date: Thursday, May 9, 2024


Contents


Poverty and Inequality Commission (Appointments)

The Presiding Officer (Alison Johnstone)

The next item of business is consideration of motion S6M-13131, in the name of Shirley-Anne Somerville, on appointments of the chair and commissioners of the Poverty and Inequality Commission.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament notes the Social Justice and Social Security Committee’s consideration and recommendation of seven appointments to the Poverty and Inequality Commission at its meeting on 18 April 2024, and, in accordance with the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017, approves the appointment by the Scottish Ministers of Peter Cawston, Kim Dams, Taliah Drayak, Louise Hunter, Ross McQueenie and Rami Okasha as members of the Poverty and Inequality Commission for the period from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2028, and of Paul Fletcher as a member for the period from 1 December 2024 to 30 June 2028, and further notes the Committee’s consideration and recommendation of the extension of the short-term appointments by the Scottish Ministers of Professor Stephen Sinclair as Chair of the Poverty and Inequality Commission for the period from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2028, and of Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick as a member of the Poverty and Inequality Commission for the period from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2028.—[Shirley-Anne Somerville]

The question on the motion will be put at decision time.