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Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

Good afternoon. The report highlights concern about a lack of genuine engagement and a failure to respond to the concerns of stakeholders. How was that culture allowed to develop in the orga...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

I find that astounding, given that the stakeholders included the SPF—who better to tell board members exactly the information that they so desperately needed to h...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

What recommendation have you put in place that will achieve that aim if they follow it?

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

With respect, where the SPA is concerned, there does not seem to be anything that you can take for granted as implicit.

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

I suggest that the reason goes a little further than that. The SPA decided to restrict the publication of papers to the same day of meetings to militate against a...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

That is a healthy way to proceed, but the previous approach raises questions about the qualities, skills and talents of the chair, given his fear of media reporting and doing everything that...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

The members of the SPA board can appoint a deputy chair. Have they done so?

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

Prior to that they had not appointed a deputy chair.

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

Was that a failing?

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017 View PDF version
Margaret Mitchell

Is there any view that Mr Flanagan should step down now and the deputy chair should continue instead?

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