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Schedule 1 — The Crofting Commission

Part of Crofting Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 – in the Scottish Parliament at 11:15 am on 1st July 2010.

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Photo of John Scott John Scott Conservative 11:15 am, 1st July 2010

I welcome amendments 103 and 104, which the minister promised to lodge after stage 2, and thank her for so doing. They will ensure that landlords' interests are represented on the commission if no one representing those interests is elected to the commission.

I am completely relaxed as to whether the representative should be from a community landowner or the traditional landowning group, because their duties and the expectations of them are clearly defined in the bill. That said, the right persons will bring a different and valuable perspective to the commission's decision-making process and, unsurprisingly, the Conservatives will support the amendments.

Amendment 103 agreed to.

Amendment 104 moved—[Roseanna Cunningham]—and agreed to.