Colin Beattie MSP

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Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

I have a question for Ferhan Ashiq. You mentioned that both your stores are in low-income areas. You also talked about people coming into the shop and drawing out...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Is access to ATMs adequate? Have there been significant changes in the market that are having an impact?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

I was going to come on ATM charges. What do you estimate your charges will be?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Is the use of cash driven by retailers or by the clientele?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Do not give us times. Would anyone else like to talk about the cash is...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

How often do retailers go to the bank? I am trying to gauge what your footfall really is. Do you go every day or every other day, or does it depend on what kind o...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie

So, does the bank go round to the business to collect the cash?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

I would like to go over one or two points that have already been made, particularly in connection with cash transactions. Everything that I have read from the ban...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Clearly, not all 1,500 will be highly skilled IT or financial experts. A lot of them will be counter staff and so on who will deal with people. Is there more that...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Colin Beattie

I am pleased to hear that the Scottish Government has put in place a good workforce plan, because that is certainly the first step, but does it have a robust recr...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11767: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11596: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11595: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11505: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11461: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11388: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11314: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11318: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11203: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11157: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01773: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01752: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01703: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01640: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01620: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01602: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12441: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12204: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01362: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11623: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2017 Show Full Question >>

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