The convener attended a meeting of the Research Advisory Group monitoring the PDSO pilot scheme and the Society will continue to be involved in on-going consultation.
The main pre-occupation of the committee is how to recruit new members. If the Society is to grow and provide the service to its members which it would like to deliver, it is essential that membership levels are kept at a good level.
The new Scottish Ministers have laid before Parliament their proposals For Legislation (ISBN O 10 888001 8) In a foreword to the White Paper, the Deputy First Minister, Jim Wallace MSP, says that key parts of the overall reform agenda will be "early legislation to give community bodies the right...
Mr. Andrew Anderson of James Guthrie & Co. of Kilmarnock has succeeded Mr. Ian MacLeod as convener of the committee. If there are any aspects of law or practice which you think the committee might address over the next few months, please write to or e-mail the Secretary.