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Education and Skills Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Thank you.



Education and Skills Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I have a question on narrowing of choice. Back in November 2016, Dr Bill Maxwell, the previous chief executive of Education Scotland, said:



Education and Skills Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

There were 55,000 S4 pupils in 2011, which fell to 49,000 in the most recent figures—a 10 per cent reduction. Have you reflected that in your year-on-year compari...



Education and Skills Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Before I go on to my questions on narrowing of choice, I have a couple of technical questions about the data, just in order to try to understand it. My understand...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I am in my last minute. The fact is that, ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

No, thank you. The report continues by hig...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

No, thank you. Attending the information e...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

This debate should have been about making sure that teachers have access to good-quality information to help to inform their jud...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

The commitment to infrastructure spend is to be £1.5 billion a year higher by 2025-26, which means support for schools, faster broadband and improved transport in...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


Gordon MacDonald

As you said, it is early days and fair start Scotland might well be a transition programme, but how would you measure its success?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13813: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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