Colin Beattie MSP

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Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 August 2020 [Draft] : 11 August 2020


Colin Beattie

I have not heard about any instances of good practice from other countries that could be translated successfully to Scotland. Do they exist or not? We have had warnings from Professor Blanch...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 August 2020 [Draft] : 11 August 2020


Colin Beattie

I would like to broaden the discussion a little bit. Scotland is not tackling the present crisis on its own, and neither is the UK; it is a worldwide problem. Cou...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 August 2020 [Draft] : 11 August 2020


Colin Beattie

Yes, I am happy. 10:30  



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 August 2020 [Draft] : 11 August 2020


Colin Beattie

I know that other members of the panel wish to respond, but I point out that what we are discussing is not whether we are going to have a decline but how steep and sharp that decline will be...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 August 2020 [Draft] : 11 August 2020


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

I would like to cover a couple of areas. First, the committee has taken a lot of evidence that suggests a fairly gloomy outlook for operational capacities, staff levels and viability. A lot ...



COVID-19 Committee 28 July 2020 [Draft] : 28 July 2020


Colin Beattie

We have covered an awful lot of ground through previous questioning, so I will not delay us, but I will make one little plug. Therapy pools, which are required fo...



COVID-19 Committee 28 July 2020 [Draft] : 28 July 2020


Colin Beattie

It is evident from conversations that we have had with members of the public that, with the phased reopening, many of them are a little confused about why their particular passion, be it spo...



COVID-19 Committee 28 July 2020 [Draft] : 28 July 2020


Colin Beattie

The Royal College of Nursing says that that small group of staff has fallen through a gap, and that those staff are not eligible for support from the coronavirus ...



COVID-19 Committee 28 July 2020 [Draft] : 28 July 2020


Colin Beattie

It is a concern if anyone is being left out and is not getting the support that they need.



COVID-19 Committee 28 July 2020 [Draft] : 28 July 2020


Colin Beattie

I will pick up on a couple of issues from the submissions on the social care fund. I am looking at the submission from NHS Ayrshire and Arran. There seems to be some concern about the eligib...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22392: Motion of No Confidence (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 13/08/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22396.1: An Implementation Plan for Economic Recovery (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 12/08/2020
Result - For: 115, Against: 6 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-22396.5: An Implementation Plan for Economic Recovery (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 12/08/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22396.3: An Implementation Plan for Economic Recovery (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 12/08/2020
Result - For: 56, Against: 59 Abstain: 6
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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
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Motion S5M-22369: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22295: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22242: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-30338: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
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 >>
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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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