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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don (Angus North and Mearns) (SNP)

I speak on the bill in my capacity as convener of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee. Although the bill contains only one delegated power, the committee has concerns about how tha...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

Stewart Stevenson’s point is absolutely fair. As a member of the DPLR Committee, he will accept that that is our concern. We have tried to bring principled argume...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don (Angus North and Mearns) (SNP)

I will follow straight on from what was just said. Exhibit 5 on page 15 tells me about maturity dates—as I think has been said, they are maybe becoming less skewe...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

I am perhaps making the point for those who want to report this session, but the term “risk” is really being used to mean “uncertainty”. There is no risk of anybo...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

That leads me inexorably to precisely the same point that came up earlier about timing and how long we will have to wait, because risk and time are inevitably int...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

It is my understanding that although the Department for Work and Pensions may well provide some of the services, it will be spending money that is, in effect, Sco...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

Good morning. I am conscious that audited consolidated accounts take time to produce. However, without worrying about how long it takes, my point is that surely Scotland is at a stage at whi...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

The implication of that is that you feel that a model is available not only for the DWP, but potentially for any other UK Government department that does somethin...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

I am entirely with you on that, but that was not my point. You are entitled to that interpretation but—forgive me—that was not where I was going. You have told us...

Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Nigel Don

Okay.

I return to the previous discussion,...

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