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 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

Thank you, Auditor General. You can relax now. You will not get hassled about internal audit again.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

There is a question about whether internal audit is a passive or a proactive function. You might think, “It’s audit; therefore it’s passive,” but it should not be...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

I have asked you in the past about how far you get involved in defining internal audit within the various organisations. Every public sector body is different, fo...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

I fully accept that internal audit is only as good as the people who are involved in it and that a partnership between the internal audit team and the board, or w...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

Thank you for your insights, Auditor General. It is clear that there are a lot of challenges ahead for all of us.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

The committee is concerned to know that proper follow-up work on the section 22 reports that we have received will be prioritised, particularly given that the response to Covid-19 is putting...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

Of course. We discussed Audit Scotland’s work programme more generally and how it might change as a consequence of Covid-19. I was asking you to update the commit...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

We also discussed Audit Scotland’s work programme more generally and how it might change as a consequence of Covid-19. Will you update the committee on what stage...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie

Just out of interest, have any public bodies said to you, “We are so busy at the moment—give us a bit of space. We cannot commit resources to supporting an audit ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

Good morning, Auditor General. In March and May, we discussed with you the performance audit reports that you were planning to p...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-22020: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21958: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21794: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21696: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21697: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21619: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21501: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21450: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21453: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21456: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04419: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02247: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04375: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04358: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28082: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27598: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27597: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04188: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26912: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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