Bill Bowman MSP

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Deputy Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Bill Bowman

There is an upward trend.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Bill Bowman

I will follow on from Alex Neil’s question about requests. Is the general trend across all bodies that the number of requests is increasing?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Bill Bowman

Have the freedom of information processes just been set up and forgotten about, or are the processes under review?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Bill Bowman

Those sound like operational issues rather than issues to do with things not being disclosed or to do with somebody abusing the system.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Bill Bowman (North East Scotland) (Con)

We have focused on the Scottish Government, but you said that you have made other interventions. When looking at other public bodies, have you identified any comm...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Bill Bowman (North East Scotland) (Con)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in this Scottish Government debate recognising the life sciences sector in Scotland. The life sciences sector can be defined as including human health, bio...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Bill Bowman

My point was really about how you manage the relationship so that you are in control. I suppose that you are a large purchaser, so I would think that you have som...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Bill Bowman

Roughly how many are there?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Bill Bowman

Is there one agency, or are there two or five?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Bill Bowman

I want to go back to the cost of locums. One of the issues when we discuss that is that, although we speak about agencies, I am not sure that I or others know ver...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-15363: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15375: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15332: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15331: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15303: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15302: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15304: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15305: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15286: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15146: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20978: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20977: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20612: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02683: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20272: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02627: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19991: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19990: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19989: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19988: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2018 R Show Full Question >>

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