Name of Meeting: Convention
Date: Fri, 31/10/2014 - 11:30 - 14:00
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,


Items to be taken in Public Session:page1image4304 page1image4464

1. Management of COSLA’s Strategic Activity (Appendix)
2. Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy Report (Appendix)
3. Responding to the Lord Smith Commission (Private & Confidential)

Lord Smith will be joining the meeting at 12.30pm for part of the discussion on this item.

4. Police Scotland: Governance and Scrutiny
5. Gender Balance Task Group Update


6. Convention 27th June 2014 – For Approval
7. Leaders 30th May 2014 – For Information
8. Leaders 29th August 2014 – For Information
9. Consumer Protection Task Group 19th June 2014 – For Information
10. Gender Balance Task Group 2nd September 2014 – For Information

Political Group Pre-Meetings will be held in Verity House, with rooms being made available from 9.00am, the allocation of rooms is as follows:

SNP Group: Burns I (First Floor)
Labour Group: Scott Suite (First Floor)
Liberal Democrat Group: Dunbar (First Floor)
Conservative Group: McCaig (Ground Floor)
Independent Group: Burns II (First Floor)
Chief Executives’ (SOLACE) Meeting: Caledonian Suite (Ground Floor)