Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee for Regional Development. The committee was established to advise and assist the Minister for Regional Development, Danny Kennedy MLA, on matters within his responsibility as a Minister. The committee undertakes a scrutiny, policy development and consultation role with respect to the Department for Regional Development and plays a key role in the consideration and development of legislation. The Committee Chairperson is Mr Jimmy Spratt.
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The Committee for Regional Development visited the headquarters of Scottish Water on Thursday 30th January 2014. Members received a presentation on governance arrangements for Water and Sewerage Services in Scotland. Chairperson of the Committee, Jimmy Spratt MLA welcomed the opportunity to meet with members of the Executive Board of Scottish Water: “I was delighted to lead a delegation from the Committee to meet the Chief Executive of Scottish Water and his management team. Members were very interested to learn of Scottish Water’s experiences and its journey in becoming one of the top performing Water and Sewerage Companies in the United Kingdom”.
Pictured at the meeting are: (l-r)Chris Wallace, Director of Communications, Scottish Water Geoff Aitkenhead, Asset Manager Director, Scottish Water Douglas Millican, Chief Executive, Scottish Water Jimmy Spratt MLA, Chairperson of the Committee Brenda Hale MLA Kieran McCarthy MLA Nigel Ayton, Managing Director, Scottish Water International Sean Lynch MLA, Deputy Chairperson Declan McAleer MLA