Iain Gray MSP

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


Iain Gray

Do you feel that that is a clear strategy for the sector? I ask because it does not sound very clear; it sounds as though the sector was asked to make a very significant strategic shift, but...



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


Iain Gray

Is the Scottish Government now saying it wants to put back into the college sector the activity of the 140,000 students who were stripped out of it? The Auditor General has said that it was ...



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


Iain Gray

That is the contribution that colleges traditionally made. The sector, at the instruction of the Government, stripped out the contribution to in-work learning, to increasing productivity and...



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


Iain Gray

I want to move away from finances. Mr Johnston said in his opening statement that his responsibility is, as accountable officer, to ensure that the sector is aligned with the policies of the...



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


Iain Gray

But in key message 4 on the previous page, the Auditor General talks about “a real-terms increa...



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


Iain Gray

So the additional increase is 1 per cent cash, not 5 per cent real.



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


Iain Gray

But the Auditor General was pretty clear that most of the real-terms increase of 5 per cent on 2016-17 will be absorbed by the cost of national bargaining. My question was: is there any real...



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


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

One of the key aspects of the Auditor General’s report this year is that colleges are in a better financial position than, for example, a year ago when she reported, although she raises some...



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


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

Two weeks ago, Dr Marina Shapira of the University of Stirling told the Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee:



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


Iain Gray

But you do not have any indication of the likely publication date.

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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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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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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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-14258: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14168: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14166: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14102: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13809: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13814: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13636: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13526: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13190: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13029: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02453: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19416: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19415: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19152: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18763: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02332: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18032: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17885: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17779: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17562: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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