Development, Economy & Sustainability Executive Group

Name of Meeting: Development, Economy & Sustainability Executive Group
Date: Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:30 - 12:30
Type: This meeting contains public and private items. Only registered members of the meeting can access private items. All users can access public items.
Venue: Verity House,
19 Haymarket Yards,


1)    Welcome and Apologies
2)    Presentation by Paul Wheelhouse MSP: Minister for Environment & Climate Change
3)    Minute of Previous Meeting 5 September 2013 & Matters Arising 

Items for Private Session

4)    Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy: Call for Evidence
5)    Opencast Coal Restoration Consultation
6)    Zero Waste Task Force
7)    SLAED Indicators Framework
8)    Business Gateway Website
9)    Business Gateway Performance Update 

Items for Public Session

10) SNH Core Wild Land Consultation
11) Draft Scottish Planning Policy: Sustainability and Planning consultation
12) National Review of Town Centres
13) Police Scotland Traffic Warden Service Review and Disabled Persons Parking Badges Bill
14) Scottish Safety Camera Programme Review
15) Regulatory Reform Bill
16) Civic and Miscellaneous Licence Fees
17) Procurement Reform Bill
18) EU Funds 2014-2020
19) Planning, Performance and Standards Guidance
20) Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programmes
21) Independent Heat Customer Protection Scheme Consultation
22) Historic Environment Strategy Next Steps
23) EU Priorities 2014
24) Physical Activity Implementation Plan 

Items for Noting

25) Business Gateway Marketing Update
26) Zero Waste Update
27) Economic Development, Regeneration and Tourism update
28) Climate Change Update
29) Roads and Transport Update
30) Dates of 2014 Meetings of the COSLA DES Executive Group 

After the DES Executive Group there will an open meeting of RTPI’s Politicians in Planning Network (PIPA), with the Dept. for Energy and Climate Change’s Office for Unconventional Oil & Gas on fracking and related issues.