Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Can the cabinet secretary provide details on what is being done to ensure that physically injured veterans benefit from the latest technology in order to allow th...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

The mobile banks that have been introduced in my constituency of Edinburgh Pentlands do not provide disability access. Does the minister share my concern that the...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I will make this next question my final one, given our time constraints. What one thing would you change in regional economic policy to make it more effective? Wo...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Are there any countries that we can learn from if we want to cut bureaucracy? 11:15  



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

You say that the UK and Scotland are good at administering the various schemes and projects—



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

This morning, we have talked about the amount of bureaucracy that is involved in EU funding. Last week, there was a call to simplify the management of funds and s...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Does the cabinet secretary believe that progress is being made in the management and leadership of Police Scotland?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 08 May 2018 [Draft] : 08 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

If the fund was UK administered, would that necessarily reflect the needs of different regions and economic sectors in Scotland, or educational differences?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 08 May 2018 [Draft] : 08 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

When the new fund was announced, it was stated that the UK Government would consult the devolved Administrations about how to spend it, although it was not necessarily suggested that it woul...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 08 May 2018 [Draft] : 08 May 2018


Gordon MacDonald

The current funding programme will end in 2020, but you mentioned N+3, which means that organisations can claim up until 2023. At what point should the shared prosperity fund kick in?...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-12323: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12283: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12145: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12114: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12022: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-11981: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11820: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-11712: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-16636: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02089: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16329: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-01950: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01881: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01740: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09759: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01159: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00944: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Question >>

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