Bill Bowman MSP

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Deputy Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Bill Bowman

Are you supportive of that, Mr Johnston?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Bill Bowman

My concern is with the term “guidance”, as opposed to “instruction”. Is it closer to instruction? How will you know that they are doing it?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Bill Bowman (North East Scotland) (Con)

My question is principally to Dr Kemp, but maybe Paul Johnston will want to come in, as well.

Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


Bill Bowman

I thank the minister for his response and welcome him to his role.

Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


13. Bill Bowman (North East Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government how many part-time course places have been lost at Dundee and Angus College since 2009-10. (S5O-02431)



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Bill Bowman

I have a final comment as an accountant—although I am not giving an accountant’s perspective. If the money aspect was good, that is good. However, if users matter, I should say that I have b...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Bill Bowman

I understand that, but I think that an element in how well the project was managed is that there was good fortune because inflation was less than estimated.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Bill Bowman

If you do not have the information, I am happy to get it later or to get an explanation later.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Bill Bowman

I do not want to labour the point, as we probably have other questions, but you have given an original number and said that the costs were less, so how much of that was due to inflation? Tha...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Bill Bowman

I am trying to understand whether Transport Scotland did something good in the management of the project or whether it just benefited from inflation being less than was originally estimated....

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14098: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-13893: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13854: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13830: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13755: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13711: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02431: Bill Bowman, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
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