Colin Beattie MSP

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Chair of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

It sounds a wee bit like a step in the dark.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

My concern is that down the line we may have to revisit the use of the SFS because a major organisation south of the border decides to—



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

Can standardisation be achieved, given the diversity of the organisations and their differing priorities?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

My memory tells me that there are a number of different systems in use south of the border. Is it the intention to bring in the SFS as a standardised system there...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

Is your primary concern to reduce the number of triggers?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

It would be interesting to see the figures. Are there any other ways in which adopting the SFS, rather than continuing to use the CFS, will benefit debtors and advisors in Scotland?

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie

In the past, the cost of running two systems for debt advice organisations that operate in Scotland and south of the border has been highlighted. However, the cost would not arise for organi...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

The only apparent driver for introducing the SFS is the achievement of a standardised approach to income assessment across the UK. Does the minister accept that, as a result of the introduct...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 22 November 2018 [Draft] : 22 November 2018


Colin Beattie

There appears to be considerable reliance at all levels on the task force producing the raw data that we need to understand the root causes and so forth. Is that ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 22 November 2018 [Draft] : 22 November 2018


Colin Beattie

What does COSLA do to support councils in tackling the problem?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-15030: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14743: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14610: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14573: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14572: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14574: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14496: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14442: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14326: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14292: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02594: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02449: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19154: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19153: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02311: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02233: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02150: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02038: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01773: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01752: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Question >>

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