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 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Colin Beattie

You are talking about finding a means of engaging civic society in prioritising matters of “high societal importance”. Is the proposed advisory group the right ve...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Colin Beattie (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) (SNP)

Professor Mazzucato, you have talked about the mission statement of the bank stating that missions must be widely perceived to be legitimate and of high societal importance. That is to ensur...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

You say that there is nothing to benchmark against, but you are obviously benchmarking when you say that you are achieving about 98 per cent accuracy. What is tha...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

You said that you believe that your accuracy is 98 per cent or thereabouts. How does that compare with the rest of the United Kingdom? I realise that it is a slig...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

In previous evidence sessions, we had information that showed that there were concerns about how companies that have cross-border operations identify their reside...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

So you are saying that the 2016-17 outturn was corrected by HMRC on the basis of addresses.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

But the National Audit Office has said that no action was taken by HMRC at that time in relation to whether a person elected to be a Scottish taxpayer; it has sai...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

But if the 2016-17 outturn figures are being used by the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Office for Budget Responsibility for their forecasts, are they working...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

But if the 2016-17 figures are the baseline from which we are working and no follow-up work was done at the time to validate those baseline figures, are we not wo...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Colin Beattie

At a previous evidence session, the National Audit Office said that the box to tick to identify a person as a Scottish taxpayer ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-16977: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16726: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16389: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16386: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16216: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16167: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16134: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15932: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15876: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15847: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23152: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03216: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03063: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03017: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02964: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20849: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02757: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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