Colin Beattie MSP

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

A question comes to mind, and I am not sure that it has come up in times past. Where are people who work in the oil industry dee...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

As an auditor, what would you say that a reasonable percentage accuracy would be?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

You are doing the auditing. Do you have a feel for what the real error rate might be?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

Given all those elements, how confident are we that we have captured the real number for the income tax that is being collected in Scotland? At some point in the ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

In paragraph 2.31 on page 24, you say that “75% of large businesses...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

It all seems a wee bit hit and miss, and as if everyone is feeling their way. I am looking at paragraph 2.12 on page 18, which suggests that we are very reliant o...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

If they are on a benefit and they get a job, will HMRC pick that up?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

Are you saying that the balance of 430,000 records are for people who are on a benefit, as opposed to being potential taxpayers?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

Good. P...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Colin Beattie

The Scottish Government did not have to cough up that money, so to speak.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04920.1: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04919.2: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 3
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ForCarried
S5M-04919.3: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 58, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04919: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 54 Abstain: 3
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ForCarried
S5M-04710.2: Scotland's Choice (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.4: Scotland's Choice (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.5: Scotland's Choice (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04710.3: Scotland's Choice (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710: Scotland's Choice (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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