Legislative Consent

Part of Scotland – in the House of Commons on 16th March 2022.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Andrew Bowie Andrew Bowie Conservative, West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

This morning, as ever, we have heard a lot from the SNP about respecting the Scottish Parliament and ignoring the Scottish Parliament. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is the height of disrespect for the permanent secretary of the Scottish Government, who remains accountable to the UK Cabinet Secretary and draws a six-figure salary, to refuse to appear in front of a Committee of the Scottish Parliament without giving a reasonable excuse as to why?