Nigel Don

Former MSP

Angus North and Mearns Scottish National Party

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  • Scottish Parliament: Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 22 Mar 2016

    I am, of course, the aforementioned convener of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, which welcomes the amendments as a response to its concerns. Section 66 contains a revised power allowing the Scottish ministers to make regulations for or in connection with a licensing scheme for funeral directors’ businesses. That power was subject to the affirmative procedure. Given the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 22 Mar 2016

    I am grateful for the opportunity to speak on the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill, although, as I say that, it occurs to me that I may be one of a rare breed who would be interested in speaking on the topic. This is a rare example of a consolidation bill. The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee first had to decide whether consolidation was appropriate; then it had to consider whether the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 22 Mar 2016

    I hesitate to say that anything is “entirely flawed”, but I will come on to the remit of my committee and what we might do in future, if the member will bear with me. I am grateful to our clerks and legal advisers for their painstaking work. I also recognise and put on record our appreciation of the essential role of Gregor Clark as draftsman for the Scottish Law Commission, and...

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Former Scottish National Party MSP for Angus North and Mearns

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election

Also represented North East Scotland

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