Jenny Marra MSP

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Member of the Conveners' Group

 Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 : 17 April 2018


Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab)

I am concerned about governance on the board at NHS Tayside. In 2014, board members agreed to suspend the constitution to transfer charitable funds to core expend...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

Thank you very much. I thank all members of the panel for your evidence this morning. We now move into private session. 11:24 Meeting continued in private&nbs...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

We have spoken about the overall transformational change that needs to be made. I asked Paul Gray about the people on the ground who are delivering it. Do you feel that, given the revelation...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

You are happy that the situation was the responsibility of the director of finance, and that your performance continues to be satisfactory and deserves an uplift in pay?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

You do not feel that you made mistakes in respect of questions that you did not ask the director of finance about the situation.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

Do you think that that is fair? Was it entirely his responsibility?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

There has been significant detriment to that individual, but to nobody else. He was suspended and then took early retirement so, in effect, he has carried the can for the mistake. Is that ri...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

We know that everyone who has looked at the situation has missed the key issue. It would seem to be worth while to consider whether strengths should be added to the internal audit team to en...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

We will pick that up with Audit Scotland. How about the internal audit team: do you have the confidence to continue with its services?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


The Convener

Is it allocated by Audit Scotland?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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AgainstCarried
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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ForDefeated
S5M-11290: Scrap the Council Tax (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11160.1: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 25, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11160.3: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 21, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11160: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-10120: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05055: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03515: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03328: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03020: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02863: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02667: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02465: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02026: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01286: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01793: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00651: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00587: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00568: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04350: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04079: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04047: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04048: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00271: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00255: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2016 Show Full Question >>

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