Meeting details


Agenda Documents


2019 09 25 NESAAG Agenda Pack Public.pdf



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Agenda Items


1 - Welcome, Introductions and Declarations of Interest


2 - Resolution - Public Sector Equality Duty

Consider, and if so decided, adopt the following resolution: -

1.  to have due regard to the needs to:-

(a) eliminate discrimination, harrassment and victimisation;

(b) advance equality of opportunity between those who share a protected characteristic and persons who do not share it; and

(c) foster good relations between those who share a protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.

2. where an Equality Impact Assessment is provided, to consider its contents and take those into account when reaching a decision.


Document Type 02 - Equalities.pdf


3 - Minute of Meeting of 24 April, 2019

Document Type 03 NESAAG draft minute rev 24.04.pdf


4 - Matters Arising

Document Type 04 NESAAG action sheet 24.04.pdf


5 - Presentation: Lantra: a user’s guide by Liz Barron-Majerik, Scotland Director, Lantra


6 - Update: Technology-enabled Farming and the Rural Economy in Scotland by Steve Harrison, Project Manager, Scottish Enterprise


7 - Presentation: Opportunity North East Progress Update by Peter Cook, Agriculture Food & Drink Director, Opportunity North East


8 - Bulletin: Dimbleby Review of UK Food & Drink Sector

Document Type 08 NESAAG bulletin Dimbleby Review.pdf


9 - Bulletin: EU: Mercosur Trade Agree

Document Type 09 NESAAG bulletin EU Mercosur Trade Agreement.pdf


10 - AOB


11 - Date of next meeting

  • Wednesday 27 November, 2019 at James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen


Committee members

Sandy Duncan
Turriff and District

Bill Howatson
Scottish Liberal Democrat

Jeff Hutchison
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Jim Ingram
Central Buchan

Dennis Robertson
Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Iain Taylor
Turriff and District
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Judy Whyte
Inverurie and District
Aligned Independent

North East Scotland Agriculture Advisory Group