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 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

I know that you do not like to speculate or to name names but, from your knowledge of the audit committee, should its members have had the skills or competences t...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

Did the audit committee’s knowledge or involvement actually mitigate anything?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

What was it doing?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

I agree with all the points that members have made. This is almost a case study of how things can go wrong and people can know about it but that knowledge does no...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

Alison Byrne talked about what Audit Scotland has said about staff numbers, and she said that the Government is changing the way that it measures those numbers. I...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

Would you have known where you would have been had you not had the extra payment to make?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

How much detail does it go into on planning for people’s work? Do you know what you will be doing on, say, 5 September 2023?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

Does the programme plan that you mentioned, which we will see, run for the next five or six years?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

Yes.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Bill Bowman

That does not sound like a yes, exactly.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-18853: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18854: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18852: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18830: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18832: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18819: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18795: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18790: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18791: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18773: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25134: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25137: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25138: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25135: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25136: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25139: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03470: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24963: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24964: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24962: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2019 Show Full Question >>

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