Mary Fee MSP

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab)

Thank you very much, and good morning everyone. I will start by asking the commissioner a couple of questions around the guidance on the code of practice, specifi...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

Perhaps it is just too early in the day for me to grasp these things. The guidance on the 2013 code states:



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

That is fine. I just wanted to clarify whether the decision on merit lies with the minister or whether it is predetermined.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

Thank you. What plans have been put in place to monitor how that will progress and whether it improves the situation or whether further steps are needed to change...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

Are you content that having open communication between yourselves and ministers is enough to fully monitor how merit and most able progresses and that it is fluid...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

I want to ask you about the thematic review of the operation of the code of practice. Your annual report for 2013-14 showed that improvements to the appointments ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

Is the guidance on the application process and the definition of the experience that is required clear enough that, if it rules people out, it rules the right peo...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

I will ask now about delivering diversity. There have been issues in the past about whether boards are diverse and about appointing a broad mix of people. Concern...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

It does. Can you share any examples of good practice that have resulted in a more diverse recruitment pool?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Mary Fee

That would be helpful. Are there still any barriers to rolling out that method of good practice in making appointments?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 29 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 30 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Motion S4M-14884: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14882: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14720: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14324: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14165: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14104: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13916: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13625: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13524: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13045.1: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05541: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04858: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04806: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04784: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04710: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27577: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04632: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04559: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26734: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26733: Mary Fee, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Question >>

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