Monica Lennon MSP

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Monica Lennon

Thank you. I am grateful for your time.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Monica Lennon

That is a good question. After the first meeting, the challenge was that there were dozens of topics that people wanted to raise. However, the topics are distinct...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Monica Lennon

Initially, as we get established, we have enough topics to be getting on with to justify having our own meetings. In future, there would be benefits in having joi...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 June 2017 [Draft] : 29 June 2017


Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning, convener and committee, and thank you for having me along today.



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


Monica Lennon

Is the figure of £80 million that Colleges Scotland has produced based on the information that it is getting from the individual colleges?



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


Monica Lennon

Lastly, I would like to pick up the issue of national bargaining, which was discussed earlier. Colleges Scotland estimates that around £80 million will be require...



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


Monica Lennon

I know, from speaking to students and lecturers recently, that it is not always a negative when a student drops out of a course. It could be that they have manage...



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


Monica Lennon

Retention rates decreased slightly for 2015-16, and work is under way to understand the reasons why people drop out—Annette Bruton ran through some of them. Are w...



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


Monica Lennon

That is a helpful clarification. What the trends are telling us takes me on to consideration of demand. Your report includes a lot of discussion about the fact th...



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


Monica Lennon

One of the headlines from the report is that student numbers decreased slightly in 2015-16 and are at their lowest since 2006-7. There has been a lot of reaction ...

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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AgainstCarried
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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Motion S5M-06252: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-05721: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05692: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05678: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05582: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05319: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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