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 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Colin Beattie

How many interventions have you had up until now?



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


Colin Beattie

Journalists as a group have particular needs. You touched briefly on the fact that you are looking at how other organisations could learn lessons from this interv...



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


Colin Beattie

My understanding is that the Scottish Government is addressing the issues that were raised and is working with you to resolve them. Is that correct?



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


Colin Beattie

Are the journalists a major force in terms of FOI requests and so forth? Do they form a major group?



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


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

Mr Fitzhenry, your intervention was focused on requests from one particular group of individuals—journalists—to one organisation, namely the Scottish Government. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Colin Beattie

The cabinet secretary will be aware of the recent reports regarding train delays and cancellations. Will he outline what specific steps are being taken to improve...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


Colin Beattie

As with all statistics, until we build our statistics over a period, we cannot do trend analysis and we will not really get the whole picture; we will just get a ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


Colin Beattie

But does that mean that previous data and statistics will not be comparable with what is being done now? You say that the other measurements that were done in the...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


Colin Beattie

What specifically have you learned from elsewhere, and what measures are you applying here with regard to the return on investment in enterprise and skills?

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


Colin Beattie

Given the wide variety of organisations in Europe and, indeed, the UK that are trying to measure and make some sense of this data, how are you determining and eva...

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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S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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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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ForCarried
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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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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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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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15030: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14743: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-14573: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-14496: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14442: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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