Colin Beattie MSP

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Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Deliberately?



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

We keep trying to put nice words around it but the fact is that corners were cut.



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


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There will be other costs, of course. We k...



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

So leaving the risk aside, the cost at least is not coming from the public purse.



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


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Is it the same for others?



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Still on the same theme, just to tie this up, there have been references to the fact that contractors have been making good some of the deficiencies. Is that unif...



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


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There will still be areas where the risk is higher—I will not say where there is more weakness—than in other aspects of the contract. I presume that the council w...



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

When the contract is signed, is there any risk assessment of the contract in order to manage potential issues?



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

But the contracts that were entered into 15 years ago still have another 15 years to run.



Education and Skills Committee 21 June 2017 [Draft] : 21 June 2017


Colin Beattie

The PPP contracts are quite complex and the companies have top lawyers that put them together and negotiate them. How good are councils at matching those skills a...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
S5M-06201: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06186.4: Agriculture (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-06186.1: Agriculture (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-06186: Agriculture (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 80, Against: 36 Abstain: 8
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ForCarried

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