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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Okay, so eliminating the depreciation and bringing in that fixed cash budget is not really achieving much, is it? At the end of the day, it is coming to the same ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Let us return to the question of depreciation, which has always been a bit of an oddity. In your calculations in the report, you have allowed for depreciation in ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Has the SFC accepted that recommendation?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Is this the first time that that has been done?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

On page 6 of the report, you say that “The SFC should conclude its ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Is there any indication that colleges are removing the funds from the ALFs for revenue purposes?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

Reference is made to a reduction in the amount of money that is held in arm’s-length foundations. I assumed that that is what you would have expected because most...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

I note that you refer to a 6 per cent increase in staff numbers during the past couple of years. That seems a little bit extraordinary, given that all the college...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

It is paragraph 8.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Colin Beattie

On re-reading, I am talking about Dumfries and Galloway College, which also failed to meet its targets.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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