Colin Beattie MSP

Welcome to Colin Beattie MSP's biography pages

Parliamentary Activities

Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Search for other speeches made by this member

Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

The First Minister will be aware that the Accounts Commission’s report expresses a number of concerns, not least about the threat that leaving the European Union ...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Is the focus on the right sectors? Paul Sheerin mentioned that some companies have experienced a bit of difficulty in accessing support. Is the Government’s strategy targeted on the right se...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Staying on the question of Government support, do you think that the Government’s internationalisation strategy is well focused and well targeted? Perhaps I should ask you if you know what t...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Do you feel that the landscape is currently a bit cluttered?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

I have a simple question. What more does the Scottish Government need to do to support internationalisation? Are we doing enough? Do we need to do more of the same, or should we be doing som...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Colin Beattie

Clearly, air quality is one area in which all branches of Government must work together to ensure the health of Scotland’s citizens. Between the funding that is p...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

Air quality does not receive enough attention but has a profound effect not only on our health but on Scotland’s green credentials.



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


Colin Beattie

I have one last question. Lesley McLay, you said that you rely on internal audit. Are you satisfied that the scope of internal audit as it stands gives you the reassurance that you require o...



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


Colin Beattie

There are still questions around both NHS Tayside and NSS. In connection with NSS, the Grant Thornton report mentions “inconsistencies and quality issues” and things that were “out with the ...



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


Colin Beattie

Again, that raises a question about NSS internal audit. Did NSS fail to pick up the issue at its end? 10:30  

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
>> Show more
ForCarried
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
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Colin Beattie
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Search for other Questions asked by Colin Beattie
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Contact preference

This member prefers to be contacted by email rather than traditional mail.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.