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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 9th February 2016.

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Photo of Nigel Don Nigel Don Scottish National Party

I am very grateful to the member for taking an intervention. As a member of the Public Audit Committee, I sat there thinking all the things that he has just mentioned.

However, I find myself reflecting on whether boards of such public bodies are in a good place to provide the kind of scrutiny and challenge that they should provide. There were many members of the board of Coatbridge College who did not challenge some of the things that they could have seen. I suspect that they could have understood what was going on.