Colin Beattie MSP

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

Perhaps the starting point is what information is available and in what format. We can then review that.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

Since a significant investment of public funds is going in and we have a responsibility to follow the public pound, perhaps we should see the information on that.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

What about the city region deals that are coming up? The Scottish Government will be putting money into them. Will those deals be covered in this report as well?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

Perhaps you might consult the people who have that information and come back to us with the information on why these electrification programmes across the UK, and specifically in Scotland, a...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

Why? Is it so novel?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

So the electrification process is the blanket cause. The procurement process for the electrification is at least a contributing factor to the overrun overall, not just to a specific project....



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

So it is the procurement process.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

So it is not entirely the procurement process that is the issue.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

But there are still overruns.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Colin Beattie

But what has been done with Network Rail? You are saying that it has changed the procurement process as a result of the experience on this project. Is that right?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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