Mary Scanlon MSP

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


Mary Scanlon

However, even if the system is open and transparent, can the no-detriment principle be followed in light of the two examples that I gave? I appreciate that it is ...



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


Mary Scanlon

I think that “challenges” is an understatement, if I may say so.



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


Mary Scanlon

That is helpful. My final question comes from the Scottish Parliament information centre and concerns the no-detriment principle, which, in layman’s terms, basica...



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


Mary Scanlon

I understand that. Would any existing body be a better fit than, say, the Forestry Commission or the Food Standards Agency? Is there any good practice that could ...



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


Mary Scanlon

I appreciate that there is some complexity involved and that one size of auditing may not fit all. We are in preparation mode, as we have quite a few additional p...



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


Mary Scanlon

Borrowing charges are a constraint on spending.



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


Mary Scanlon

You talk about borrowing for capital purposes, but I understand that payment of borrowing charges—in other words, the interest payments—comes from revenue expendi...



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


Mary Scanlon

On the financial plans for individual councils, the histogram in exhibit 4 on page 13 shows that East Lothian and West Lothian have probably more than doubled their borrowing in the past 10 ...



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


Mary Scanlon

I am an economist, not an accountant, but I note that you constantly mention £12 billion of borrowing against £39 billion of assets. The way I read that comment, ...



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


Mary Scanlon (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

On page 5, the report says: “Overall borrowing has...

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S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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AbstainCarried

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

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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NoCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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NoCarried

S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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AbstainCarried

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Motion S4M-12560: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12555: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12554: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12316.1: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12278: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11975.3: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11973: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11901.1: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11627: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11398.1: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25166: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25139: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25140: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25136: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25137: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25138: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25082: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25083: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25081: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25080: Mary Scanlon, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Question >>

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