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Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

Thank you very much, gentlemen—Mr Christie and Mr Connal—for taking the time to come along and give us your elegant thoughts on these matters. We are very much in...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

Thanks. That is helpful and allows us to take the matter up with subsequent witnesses.



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

If the logic of the bill is to offer more choice, it stands to reason that it would be reasonable to offer more choice. Would the bill do that with dispute resolu...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

I am not sure that there is much left to say about that.



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

The position that we seek, notwithstanding your reservations, is that the bill will represent progress, rather than the alternative to progress.



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

Mr Connal, do you agree with your colleague Mr Christie that collateral warranties are “a sub-optimal solution”, as he colourfully describes them in his submissio...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

It is currently in the “too difficult” box, then. Thank you very much. We will now go into yet more detail about collateral warranties, if you have any informatio...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

That was quite long on analysis, in terms of defining the problem. Do you have any solutions, particularly from an academic perspective, given the benefit of advi...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

Thank you very much. We now move to Mr McMillan’s questions.



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


The Convener

I will be the first to admit that I am not a lawyer, but how might renunciation impact on the situation that you have just set out? Would it have an impact at all...

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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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Motion S5M-00898: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00391: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15947: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15215: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14920: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14628: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13623: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12909: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12679: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12526: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-08024: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00776: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00629: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00252: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03281: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00215: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-03163: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
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