Colin Beattie MSP

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

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

What measures is the Scottish Government taking to expand passenger capacity on Scotland’s railways?



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

I will be brief. What is the major shift that you would like to see in order to make that step change?



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

You seem to be indicating a major shift—



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

I was coming to social workers. On paper, there is a record number of social workers, but we hear that they are handling ever more cases. Some of the headline fig...



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

Do we tend to focus just on one side?



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

Do you think that that to some extent hides the scale of the issue?



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

I am trying to understand whether supply and demand are at work or whether we have a significant problem in those areas.



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

There is a question about availability of foster carers. An increasing number of children are going into foster care—although it can often be a good thing. I beli...



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

Do any of the panel members have any information on that point?



Education and Skills Committee 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Colin Beattie

I am curious about the figure because it is also the case that the number of referrals is at an all-time low. I am curious as to whether we are increasing the num...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01703.1: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01703.3: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 32, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01703.2: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01703: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Mark McDonald)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01677.1: Protect Local NHS Services (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-01677: Protect Local NHS Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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AbstainCarried
S5M-01669.2: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01669.1: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01669: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-01778: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01721: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01590: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00912: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00911: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00847: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00751: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00618: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00617: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00461: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00063: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00568: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00005: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00213: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05660: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05571: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05526: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05250: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05212: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05178: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2015 Show Full Question >>

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