Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee – 21 February 2018



1. Implications for Scotland of the UK leaving the EU – Agriculture and Fisheries: The Committee will take evidence from-
Martin Kennedy, Vice President, NFU Scotland;
Andrew Midgley, Policy and Research Manager, Scottish Land and Estates;
Vicki Swales, Head of Land Use Policy, RSPB Scotland;
Dr Carmen Hubbard, Senior Lecturer, Agriculture, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University;
Professor Michael Keating, Professor of Politics, University of Aberdeen;
and then from—
Simon Collins, Executive Officer, Shetland Fishermen’s Association, Scottish Fishermen’s Federation;
James Cook, Director, Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation;
Dr James Harrison, Senior Lecturer in International Law, the University of Edinburgh;
Calum Duncan, Head of Conservation Scotland, Marine Conservation Society;
Andrew Charles, Vice Chair, Scottish Seafood Association.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—
The Plant Health (Import Inspection Fees) (Scotland)Amendment Regulations 2018 (SSI 2018/22)

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