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


Alex Neil

I am not asking you to micromanage the colleges. Clearly, that would defeat the whole purpose of having college management teams, but you are the guardian of value for money. In effect, you ...



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


Alex Neil

That is pretty much the same thing, is it not?



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


Alex Neil

He endorsed it.



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


Alex Neil

That, and the consequences of the poor relationship. We had the principal in here a few weeks ago, and he described some of his staff as “troublemakers”. I think that that was the word. Am I...



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


Alex Neil

The other issue is the relationship between management and the unions and staff. Again, that is not confined to New College Lanarkshire. From the evidence that we have taken it appears to be...



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


Alex Neil

But how do you know about such things? You did not know that that was happening.



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


Alex Neil

You picked £60,000, which is a fairly arbitrary figure. I did not mention senior management specifically; I referred to layers and layers of management. There are some people who manage only...



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


Alex Neil

I did not ask whether you decide on that; I asked whether you monitor it. You are supposed to monitor performance.



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


Alex Neil

What about spending inside the colleges? How the money is spent inside a college matters from the point of view of maximising its impact on the local economy and local people. We took eviden...



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


Alex Neil

Is that being done by outside consultants?

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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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ForCarried
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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AbstainCarried
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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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-13349: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10404: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09477: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09448: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08686: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08172: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05123: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04734: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04527: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03519: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18389: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18341: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18343: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18342: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18338: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18336: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18340: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18339: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18337: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02406: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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