Colin Beattie MSP

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Convener of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Education and Culture Committee 21 April 2015 : Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Colin Beattie

Given that particular point, do you believe that it is primarily the responsibility of the schools to reach out to the employers? I realise that there is a judgme...



Education and Culture Committee 21 April 2015 : Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Colin Beattie

In your opinion, given your experience, what is the biggest change that schools could make that would support businesses?



Education and Culture Committee 21 April 2015 : Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Colin Beattie

In previous evidence sessions, we have heard from various bodies that schools are not necessarily putting together the mix of skills that employers are looking fo...



Education and Culture Committee 21 April 2015 : Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Colin Beattie

What measures to increase engagement have been taken by employers and by employer organisations? Each will have a slightly different approach.



Education and Culture Committee 21 April 2015 : Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

I want to go back to engagement between employers and employer organisations, and schools. From looking at the submissions, I see that there is a lot of aspiratio...



Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Colin Beattie

Obviously the Scottish Fiscal Commission has a clear role in the forecast element of tax and spending decisions, but what do you think are the priorities for ensu...



Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Colin Beattie

The command paper states that the fiscal rules need to be agreed by both the Scottish and the UK Governments. What is your role in monitoring adherence to those r...



Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Colin Beattie

I want to build a little bit on the issue of risk management. Obviously with new powers come new risks; there is a risk to public spending if the revenues from de...



Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Colin Beattie

In your report, you quite rightly focus on the Scottish Government and its need to ensure that there is the greatest transparency. With the delegation of further ...



Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Colin Beattie

Given your close relationship with the Scottish Government, do you believe that it is on the path to delivering the enhanced financial reporting that you are look...

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S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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YesCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12844: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12471: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12444: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12290: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12267: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12195: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12127: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12112: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12094: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11967: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04251: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04195: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04152: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04107: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04049: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03962: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03881: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23749: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03864: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03548: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2014 Show Full Question >>

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