The steering group has 13 members and is chaired by Scottish devolution minister, Henry McLeish. The group's remit is to consider the operational needs and rules of the Scottish parliament and to prepare a report for the secretary of state by the end of this year.
The members of the group are:
Henry McLeish MP, chairman
Alex Salmond MP
Paul Cullen, Scottish Conservative Party
Keith Geddes, COSLA
Kenyon Wright, Scottish Constitutional Convention
Alice Brown, Edinburgh University
Joan Stringer, Principal of Queen Margaret's College
Esther Roberton, Scottish Constitutional Convention
Deirdre Hutton, Scottish Consumer Council
Andrew Cubie, former chair of the CBI in Scotland
Campbell Christie, general secretary of the STUC
- Ideas on what people in Edinburgh want for the future of the city will be heard by Lord Sewel, Scottish agriculture, environment and fisheries minister, at a meeting of the Lord Provost's commission on sustainable development today.