Lewis Macdonald MSP

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Lewis Macdonald MSP

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  • Member for: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

It is on a broader topic that the witnesses might find it helpful to consider. The UK Government has invited the Scottish Government to be a participant in drawin...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

There is a parallel with trade. I presume that Norway has to negotiate directly with the United States on future arrangements, so it is possible to be in the Euro...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

You mentioned open skies, for which the set-up has a parallel with the European research area. There is a European common aviation area, which extends beyond the EU member states. How does t...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

In a sense, the options that you have outlined are parallel to the options that apply for trade. In other words, there is a degree of closeness and engagement with the countries that you hav...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

I am interested in hearing a little more about that. Does the European research area allow higher education institutions outwith the European Union member states to have access to European r...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

It certainly builds on it. The issue that has been highlighted in relation to the agricultural subsidy also applies to the higher education sector. Scottish unive...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

Will it be harder to do that?



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

Let me come back to David Frost on the issue of whisky. David, you have enormous personal experience and the Scotch Whisky Association has enormous institutional experience of negotiating on...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

In the north-east, many fishermen voted to leave the EU in the hope that the scenario that you have just described would come about. However, you recognise that whether it comes about will d...



European and External Relations Committee 28 July 2016 : 28 July 2016


Lewis Macdonald

The initial contributions were very interesting, and a couple of matters were raised that I want to come back to. On the one hand, David Frost said that he was confident that certain things ...

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Motion S5M-00873: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00872: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00862: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00861: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00796: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00795: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00794: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00734: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00717: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00713: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-01705: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01218: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01225: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-01220: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01219: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
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