Colin Beattie MSP

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Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

Has the SFC agreed that recommendation?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

Taking mitigating actions is not the same as initiating an action plan to address the problems, is it?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

In all cases?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

Are we confident that the remaining 10 colleges are taking initial steps towards addressing the issue? Have they understood their situation, and are they moving d...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

We have moved neatly to the issue of financial challenges, which is the subject of my next question. At the time of the audits, only two of the 12 colleges foreca...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

The question of rural colleges—for want of a better term—has come up before, particularly with regard to the Highlands. Is there any sign of improvement there? Is...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

As you have highlighted, Auditor General, the report indicates that the college sector has a small but improved underlying financial surplus. However, the report ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

Are such contracts their only other source of income?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

Leaving aside tuition fees, what was the main source of alternative funding for colleges?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Colin Beattie

Is there any indication as to why? Are colleges moving their focus away from developing alternative sources of funding and becoming more reliant on the SFC? You s...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 113
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 9 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 114
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 110, Against: 9 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 173B
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 188
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 116, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 81, Against: 24 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-17781: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 78, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 64
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 80
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-17842: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17826: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17784: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17703: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17571: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17346: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16977: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16726: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16389: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16386: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03429: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03303: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23152: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03216: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03063: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03017: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02964: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20849: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02757: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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