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  • Member for: Glasgow Provan
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Paul is a member of the following Committees:

Paul is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Parliamentary Bureau

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Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

Are colleagues content to note the report?

Members indicated agreement.

11:40 Meeting continued in private until 12:16.  

Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

I am told that it stands for local delivery plan.



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

We move to agenda item 5. We have a written submission from the Scottish Government on the Auditor General for Scotland’s report “NHS in Scotland 2013/14”. Members will recall that, at our meeting on 14 January, we took oral evidence from the Scottish Government on the report and agreed to note the evidence and the report. Having considered the Government’s response, and given that the AGS will report again on NHS performance at the end of the year, I am minded to note the report. What are colleagues’ views on that?



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

Okay. We will return to the issue in May, after the Scottish Government’s progress report is published, and we will seek an update on the committee’s recommendations. Is that agreed?

Members indicated agreement.



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

We move to item 4, under which we will consider a response from the Scottish Government to the committee’s “Report on Accident and Emergency—performance update.” There are two areas in which the Scottish Government has committed to come back to the committee with further information. Members have a letter from Audit Scotland confirming that it is preparing an impact report on its previous report, “Accident and Emergency: Performance update”. The impact report will be published after the summer recess, and we will comment on the areas that we have identified in paragraph 38 of our report.

I invite questions and comments from colleagues.



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

That is helpful.

I thank the witnesses very much for their evidence, and I suspend the meeting for five minutes.

11:22 Meeting suspended.  11:28 On resuming—  

Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

In relation to Infratil’s exit strategy, there could have been costs associated with contractual obligations that it would have had if it had gone into receivership. I know that the Government purchased the airport for £1, but that could have been advantageous to the seller, because it might have had contractual obligations that it would have had to have met that could have cost much more. Was that taken into consideration?



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

I have one more question before we finish. Is the previous owner still in business? Does it still operate airports?



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

Can we stick to questions, Colin? You can ask one final question, then we will move on.



Public Audit Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Convener

Does that not slightly contradict Drew Smith’s point that we are investing in the retailer area to improve the customer experience when there might be challenges faced in increasing passenger growth?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 2 moved by X on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 3 moved by X on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 4 moved by X on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 5 moved by X on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 7 moved by X on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 8 moved by X on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill—That the
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S4M-12423.1 Alex Rowley: Commission on Local Tax Reform—As an amendment to motion S4M-12423 in the n
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S4M-12423 Marco Biagi: Commission on Local Tax Reform—That the Parliament supports the establishment
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S4M-12385 Liz Smith: STEM Education in Scottish Schools—That the Parliament agrees that a solid grou
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S4M-12395.1 Fergus Ewing: An Energy Strategy for Scotland—As an amendment to motion S4M-12395 in the
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Motion S4M-12394: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12393: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12392: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12391: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12390: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12348: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12179: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12173: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12172: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12142: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04043: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04019: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03995: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03947: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03857: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03806: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23461: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23113: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23112: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03626: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2014 Show Full Question >>

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