Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

How would you strengthen the charter without discouraging companies from signing up to it?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Do you have any indication of the number of financial companies that have signed the charter?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Is the charter strong enough? For example, it asks companies to sign up to the “intention” to ensure that senior team pay is linked to gender diversity. If it is not strong enough, should we...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Do you think that the women in finance charter will support the pay gap reduction?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Written evidence that we received said: “females w...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I have a quick point on STEM subjects. There have been a couple of comments that we need to deal with the attitude problem and get people at a young age, and that...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

The purple pound is recognition of the spending power of disabled people and their families in relation to tourism, which was estimated to be worth £1.3 billion to Scotland’s economy in 201...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Staff at Heriot-Watt University, which is in my constituency, are concerned about the sudden announcement on Friday of 100 job losses. The university stated that ...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 07 March 2017 [Draft] : 07 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Have any countries introduced legislation of that nature with regard to procurement, or is there any other best practice from across the world that we could be lo...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 07 March 2017 [Draft] : 07 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Right. Okay.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04472: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 26 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-04456.2: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-04456: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04474: Business Motion (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 79, Against: 0 Abstain: 16
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ForCarried
S5M-04440.1: International Women's Day (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 27, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04440.2: International Women's Day (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04324.2: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04324.3: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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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 >>
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Question S5O-00834: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
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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 >>
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Question S5O-00184: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
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