I lend Scottish Green Party support to the general direction of travel. There are a couple of mentions of simplification in the bill, and the statement included the comment that “the public perception is that the current system is too complex”. The public may well be largely unaware of the system unless they have been directly involved with it. Is there a danger that simplification will...
Will the member give way?
I am grateful to the member for taking the intervention. I absolutely accept that that is what the committee convener will do, but will he also point out that, although we did hear mixed views, members themselves interpreted the evidence that we heard differently?
Green MSP for Highlands and Islands
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
Party was Scottish National Party until 23 Oct 2012; Independent until 23 Mar 2016
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