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Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands) (LD) To continue that line of questioning, in your recommendations there is no specific suggestion about the kind of training that you have just described, which I took to be a recommendation, or an inference, that such training needs to be done on a national scale, even in the sense of guidance being gi...

Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott We do not have a job description for MSPs—some people may be tempted to say that we should. Do you not think that there would be resistance in local government circles to, for example, those of us who are sitting in this room lecturing local government—especially those of us who are former councillo...

Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott Yes. Exactly.



Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott Thank you for that. At paragraph 112, the report says that

“Community planning is at a crossroads.”

I took that to be quite a significant statement. Is the commission concerned about where community planning is going? I think that we all have some deep concerns that community p...

Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott In that assessment, did you look at the merging of care and social care—



Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott Yes.



Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott Paragraph 112 of the report is right to say that community planning will happen only if

“sustained leadership ... is significantly stronger than we have seen to date.”

Does that jar slightly with the fair findings about the political short-termism in much that is going on? That...

Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott Paragraph 59 says that the commission plans to

“publish a report on procurement in local government.”

I have a factual question. Do you plan to look at hubcos and the hubco structure? I have heard lots of representations from local government about that. I will not get into how...

Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott On Bruce Crawford’s line of questioning, do all 32 local authorities have a long-term financial plan that takes into account the reserves that Mr Smail has been discussing with Mr Crawford?



Public Audit Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tavish Scott That is a fair point. Do we know how many of the 32 councils have long-term financial plans?

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Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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Motion S4M-10536: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10364: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10317: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10262.1: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S4M-10240: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10195: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09975: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09964: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09962: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22112: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
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