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Education, Children and Young People Committee

Wednesday 01 May 2024 9:00 AM


1. Scottish Languages Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Douglas Ansdell, Team Leader, Gaelic and Scots, Niall Bartlett, Policy Officer, Gaelic and Scots, and Claire Cullen, Head of Gaelic and Scots, Scottish Government; Ninian Christie, Lawyer, Economy and Social Protection Division, and Nico McKenzie-Juetten, Lawyer, School Education Division, Scottish Government Legal Directorate; and then from— Dr Michael Dempster, Director, Scots Language Centre; Professor Robert McColl Millar, Chair in Linguistics and Scottish Language, University of Aberdeen; Professor Wilson McLeod, Emeritus Professor of Gaelic, University of Edinburgh; Professor Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, Gaelic Research Professor and Director of the UHI Language Sciences Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands. 2. Evidence Session (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier under agenda item 1.

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