Bill Bowman MSP

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Deputy Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Bill Bowman

However, you need to keep a balance between that career and other potential careers.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Bill Bowman

You also used the phrase “access to our young people”, which concerns me slightly. Are you suggesting that you would say to teachers that they should direct peopl...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Bill Bowman

You also used the term “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”. I guess that, if a child misses the opportunity, it has lost it. Would your support and information veer ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Bill Bowman (North East Scotland) (Con)

I will pick up on a couple of things that have been said. Jane O’Donnell used the term “absenteeism” and spoke about reducing it. Is she considering penalising pa...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Bill Bowman

But you need to watch out for who is sitting next to you then, perhaps.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Bill Bowman

Perhaps when issues such as this come up, they realise that it is a group or collegiate situation.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Bill Bowman

I suspect that they might realise that.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Bill Bowman

I understand that, but if something like this happens, a board member presumably cannot just stand back and say that they are on the board because they were appointed by the local authority ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Bill Bowman

I have, I hope, a relatively straightforward one. We were speaking about board members. Are all board members equal? Do they all have the same legal responsibility for the actions of the boa...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Bill Bowman

Okay. I have made my point and we will see what is in the report.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12342.3: Housing (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 23/05/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12344.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12344: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-12429: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12405: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12398: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12399: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12406: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12368: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12314: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12315: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12271: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12273: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02155: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16844: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16843: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16842: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16795: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16794: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16284: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16228: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16106: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15834: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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