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5. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether any increased number and cost of commissions and commissioners for which it is responsible will mean resources being diverted away from front-line services. (S6O-01864)
It has been suggested that we might be heading towards having 14 commissioners. Does the cabinet secretary agree that that could mean that sectors with a commissioner might have a louder voice and that sectors without a commissioner will not be heard so well?
Would the member accept that some of that has perhaps to do with a flawed fiscal framework?
Scottish National Party MSP for Glasgow Shettleston
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
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