Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Gordon MacDonald

The documents that I have read say that the new divisional headquarters for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be based at Aldershot. I did not include tha...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Absolutely. The barracks has been a benchmark for Army accommodation.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Since my election in 2011 as the MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands, the three Army bases in my constituency—the Dreghorn, Redford cavalry and Redford infantry barracks—have been under constant rev...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Is there any reason for that? Is it a cultural issue?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

We obviously need to get more people into STEM subjects. Are you aware of how many other companies and organisations are carrying out similar work with schools?

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

On historic trends, the “PwC Women in Work Index”, which was published in February 2017, suggested that



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities mentioned a similar issue. What are other panel members doing? What is your average length of service and staff turno...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I want to ask Shirley Campbell about her submission on closing the gender pay gap. At the bottom of page 1, it says:



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

What would be the impact of annulling the regulations?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

So there has been a reduction, but it is probably more in line with the reduction in your staffing levels. Is that what you are saying?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05312.2: Carers and Social Care (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.1: Carers and Social Care (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.3: Carers and Social Care (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 48, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312: Carers and Social Care (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05333: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 104, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-04833: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04192: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04004: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03986: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03983: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03124: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02970: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02469: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02051: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01889: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00944: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00834: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07706: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00748: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06310: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00578: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00360: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00307: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00266: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00184: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2016 Show Full Question >>

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