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Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

I thank the cabinet secretary for his answer and for the discussions and meetings that he has held with me and my constituents about how to address the issue.

Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


7. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider specific measures for parole in no-body murder cases. (S5O-04007)



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Is there anything that is not in law at the moment that would assist the AIB in investigating these audits and these types of defaults, to achieve best practice?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

What action can you take to stop such practices happening if, for example, a large organisation regularly defaults?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

When you carry out those audits, do you publish the concerns that you find? The reason I ask is that, according to the Insolvency Practitioners Association’s website, the IPA issued five war...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

What is the nature of those concerns?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

What is the main reason behind the 22 audits that you do in an average year? Is it the concerns of the creditor, the debtor or the AIB?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

That is 22 a year out of 8,000 registered in a year.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

The AIB has the power to audit the accounts of a PTD trustee. How many cases do you audit a year?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Gordon MacDonald

I accept that, but, given that there was an average of two complaints a year for the previous eight years, the trend shows a substantial increase.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
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