South East Scotland Regional Network 2 Minutes – 7 October 2019

Minutes from the South East Scotland Regional Network 2

Dunedin Canmore Edinburgh

7th October 2019 .

 

Present:

Ian Robertson (Chair)

Fife

IR

Sheila Mitchell (Secretary )

Fife

SM

Ian Fraser

Fife

           IF

Kenny McLachlan (Treasurer)

City of Edinburgh

KM

Cath McArthur

East Lothian

CMcA

Lillias Reid

Midlothian

LR

Terry Kirby

Edinburgh

TK

Jeanette Boyd

East Lothian

          JB

Irina Lazarenko

City of Edinburgh

IL

Debra McCreath

Scottish Borders

DMC

David Rintoul

 

         DR

 

 

 

 

In attendance:

Michael Boal

Scottish Government

MB

 

 

 

 

Apologies:

T.Allan

Fife

TA

Noeline Hughes

Scottish Borders

        NH

Alan Dunton

East Lothian

AD

Alan David Frank

Scottish Borders

AF

Jim Galloway

City of Edinburgh

JG

 

Item

 

Action

1

Welcome

IR Welcomed everyone and opened the meeting.

 

IR

2

Minutes of Previous Meeting 12 08 19

Minutes agreed as accurate

Proposed- TK

Seconded- KM

 

 

3

Matters Arising

 

Expenses  - Bank still not amended

Scot Govt  to bring cheques / cash

Committee asked if they would agree to be paid by BACS

Majority agreed.

 

Newsletter almost ready – editor required  Debra volunteered.

Carolynne to have letter printed – at Chairs and Secs. Meeting other Networks expressed a desire to see Region 2 letter.

 

Website  - Noeline volunteered – training  to be given ?

 

At Chairs and Sec.s meeting it was stated that the website was still not up and running.

 

Dr. Neil Hamlet now moved to England so unable to give a presentation to  Regional Network 2.

 

Minutes of all meetings to be sent out to all committee members

 

 

 

 

JB/KM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CW

 

 

 

 

SMcL

 

 

 

 

 

 

TP team

4

Questions for the Minister were discussed – to be finalised at Chairs and Secs. On 8th  October and sent out by TP team.

 

Allocations

 

Were discussed IR covering allocations in Fife, East Lothian looking at allocations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AOCB

 

 

AD no longer has e-mail  address therefore requires hard copies of all correspondence . Scot Gov made aware.

 

 

Volunteers required from each network for the Regional Networks  Event, Debra, Irina, Jim, Alan.

We were informed at the chairs and Sec.s meeting that  only  1 person from each network was to be at the meeting. AD was volunteered but was unable to make it – this was why  the  3  others were not  informed of the meeting taking place.

 

Sub-group for Audit Scotland -  Debra, Jim, Ian.

 

TK informed the committee that he wished to come off of JHPDG.

IR to shadow him.

Invitation extended to attend on a meeting to develop policy on  12th November 2 places left. Debra volunteered to attend.

 

Update on housing policy strategy  given by Terry.

 

The Gathering to  be held in SECC Glasgow 19th and 20th 

Feb .2020

 

SHR Landlord reports issued by Michael.

 

Next Meeting 2nd December Thistle House.

 

 

Christmas Lunch in Haymarket  Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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