Colin Beattie MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2017 [Draft] : 22 February 2017


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

I thank all the members of the Scottish Parliament who have supported the motion, and particularly Richard Leonard, who was actively involved in its drafting. In the public gallery, we have ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

Thank you.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

The two key things are that the reduction in the hiring of agency staff does not impact on the patient experience and, importantly, that the nursing staff are not...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

The RCN makes the point that “planned annual leave” could not be taken. You expect that not to be the case, but do you know the facts on the ground?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

As an aside, I wish that the auditors had been a bit better prepared when they arrived on the scene for the December meeting.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

Thank you.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

It seems to have taken NHS Tayside a very long time to get round to that.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

Given that the management are having to deliver some fairly eye-watering savings over the next few years, and given that, in the past, a high proportion of NHS Ta...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

Transparency is to be welcomed, but it is not a box-ticking exercise to make sure that the accounts are right; there is more to it than that. Quality of managemen...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 February 2017 [Draft] : 09 February 2017


Colin Beattie

However, given the evidence in front of the committee about how the finances have been handled and situations managed, do you consider these people to be up to th...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04168.2: Budget (Scotland) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 23/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04168: Budget (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 23/02/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03925: Digital Economy Bill – UK Legislation (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 5 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03912: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-03898.2: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 95, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03898.1: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 49, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03898.3: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 17, Against: 32 Abstain: 59
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-03873.1: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03873: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03858.3: Article 50 (John Lamont)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated

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