Colin Beattie MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

But you are—



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

There has been some discussion about the number of inspections that you have been doing. On page 8 of your response to the committee, you mention that Education S...



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

You mentioned that you have spoken to stakeholders. Which stakeholders did you involve before you made the change?



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

So you believe that moving to a shorter inspection model does not compromise in any way your data collection or, by implication, your improvement function....



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

Obviously, Education Scotland relies on inspections to gather information. What are the implications for your improvement function if you carry out shorter inspec...



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

A shorter inspection model implies that some things would not be done in such an inspection. What would and would not be done in a shorter visit in comparison with a full inspection?<...



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie

Do you have descriptions of those models?



Education and Skills Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

I want to explore some of the issues around the new inspection model of shorter visits that Education Scotland has brought in. My first question is simple. On pag...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Colin Beattie

I return to the £4.6 million figure. That still seems like an awful lot of money for the size of the project and for what was achieved. We got the money back, but...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Colin Beattie

Who wrote up the specifications for the project? Was that Deloitte?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05312.2: Carers and Social Care (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.1: Carers and Social Care (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.3: Carers and Social Care (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 48, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312: Carers and Social Care (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05333: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 104, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-04869: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00843: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07382: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07313: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00545: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2016 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-04586: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00286: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
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