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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

If change is to be initiated, would it come through the Accountant in Bankruptcy?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

I will give you a copy of the list of fees that I mentioned earlier. Imagine that the average man on the street is shown this—a £20,000 debt, of which £6,000 has ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

But you are never going to get consensus as long as some of the parties are able to pull in fees like the ones that I listed earlier. Is there not a case for

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

With respect, that is not really answering the problem that we have in front of us. We know what the rules are, and we are not saying that any of this is irregular, illegal or anything of th...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

The case is important, but the principle behind it is more so. Such an approach is neither fair nor moral, no matter how legal it might be. How do we prevent such...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

I am not saying that it was £6,000 over the four-year period; I am saying that that was what they had paid up to the point of death.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

I am just using that case as an example of a protected trust deed that it seems to me did not work.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

I thought that it would be easier to comment on an individual case where you have some hard figures in front of you.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

I will give you a non-philosophical example. It is from one of my constituents and I have permission from the family to talk about it. It involves a lady who had ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 January 2020 [Draft] : 14 January 2020


Colin Beattie

So the fee side is pretty much open as to what people can charge, provided that the poor sod who has the debt signs off.

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S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
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