Colin Beattie MSP

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  • Member for: Midlothian North and Musselburgh
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Colin is a member of the following Committees:

Colin is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Convener of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

Given the high profile of the lack of skills, or of the lack of individuals with the right skills in the right place, has enough been done? Is someone in Governme...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

The Auditor General has talked about getting people with the skills and about skill shortages. What is the Government doing to address that? How can we be assured that there is progress in t...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

Who is the accountable officer for pulling all that together? Is there one accountable officer?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

Are we heading in the right direction?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

Paragraph 35 of your report suggests that, in 2018, “the Scottish Government recognised that it...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

Specifically, what more can the Scottish Government do to help East Lothian Council manage the situation? Is there a timeframe to completion?



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 dhen Ògmhios 2019


6. Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency classifying the sea water at Fisherrow in Musselburgh as poor in 2018-19, and the potential ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

Given the allegations that have been made by BiFab, are you satisfied that there is not a general concern in connection with businesses elsewhere within the Scottish economy? Is there any ev...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

We are looking specifically at BiFab and the concerns about making it into a flourishing, prosperous business. According to the company, this issue has specifically impacted on it. Surely th...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 dhen Ògmhios 2019


Colin Beattie

If the allegation is true, it puts BiFab in a difficult position. How can it compete in that sort of environment? If that is extended across the Scottish economy, is it happening elsewhere? ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-18444: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18383: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18372: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18226: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18159: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18082: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18079: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18071: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18069: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18068: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03460: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03429: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03303: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23152: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03216: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03063: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03017: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02964: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20849: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02757: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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