Colin Beattie MSP

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

I am not sure whether it would necessarily go to parliamentary level. I am throwing it out to you that there is a lack of clarity in the document about what will ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

There is a warning to accounting officers that they “should take particular care when respondin...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

It is more a case of having a process for how to define whether there is an impact than it is of trying to define a list, which will change over time anyway.

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

You have given one or two examples of issues—high speed 2 and immigration, for example—that have a significant effect on Scotland



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

That is correct.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

I want to touch on a couple of specific points. On page 13 of the draft framework, the second bullet point refers to



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

First, I have an overall comment to make about the draft framework. As a layman reading it, I would expect it to be clear and easily understood. I do not see that...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

Would there not be a benefit to having your document at least referenced in the framework document, so that it has some validity in what the ministers agree and is taken into account?...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

Therefore, any agreement that you have with the NAO would be subject to whatever terms are in the framework.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft} : 08 February 2018


Colin Beattie

So it would prevail.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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