Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Education and Skills Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

My question has been covered.



Education and Skills Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

If additional funding was found for music tuition, how would you guarantee that a council would use that money for music tuition, given that there is no ring fenc...



Education and Skills Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

If other councils were to start rolling that out, would COSLA discuss it at board level and issue guidance about whether it thought that that was an effective way...



Education and Skills Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

No. The letter says that the recharge “will result in sums between...



Education and Skills Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I will continue Liz Smith’s line of questioning about Midlothian Council. The letter that we received from the council said that secondary schools could be charge...



Education and Skills Committee 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Will that level of detail be in future stats bulletins for education, because they will carry more categories?



Education and Skills Committee 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Given that the “Other” category makes up 78 per cent of the pupils with additional support needs, is there a need for more categories to ensure that support is ta...



Education and Skills Committee 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Looking at the different categories, I note that from 2010 to 2017 there was a 37 per cent reduction in the number of

Education and Skills Committee 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

In 2013, 131,000 pupils had additional support needs. That number is now 183,000, so it is still increasing.



Education and Skills Committee 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I have a couple of quick questions about data quality. To ensure that we have the correct level of support in place, we need accurate data for the number of young...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 26
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14957: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-14027: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20373: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19892: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02536: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02445: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18934: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01225: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02364: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
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