Margo MacDonald MSP

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Margo MacDonald MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Independent

Margo is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

Is it true that the credit rating portrays what everybody else values a currency and economy at, and that the UK’s credit rating has not reached again the AAA rat...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

I have a very basic question, for the benefit of people who might not understand all the high-flown economics. How can we be experiencing growth without the debt ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

Much as I appreciate hearing the detail that is comprising the debate at this precise moment, I cannot help but think that the Opposition has to come up with an a...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald (Lothian) (Ind)

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

Is it true that the credit rating portrays what everybody else values a currency and economy at, and that the UK’s credit rating has not reached again the AAA rating that it used to have?



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

I have a very basic question, for the benefit of people who might not understand all the high-flown economics. How can we be experiencing growth without the debt getting bigger if we are borrowing more?



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

Much as I appreciate hearing the detail that is comprising the debate at this precise moment, I cannot help but think that the Opposition has to come up with an answer to the question that is being asked elsewhere in the United Kingdom: what are we going to do about the cost of living?



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2013 : 11 December 2013


Margo MacDonald (Lothian) (Ind)

Will the member give way.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S4M-09558: Improving Scotland's Mental Health (Jim Hume)
Meeting Date: 02/04/2014
Result - For: 113, Against: 4 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S4M-09558.1: Improving Scotland's Mental Health (Richard Simpson)
Meeting Date: 02/04/2014
Result - For: 53, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S4M-09558.2: Improving Scotland's Mental Health (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/04/2014
Result - For: 98, Against: 4 Abstain: 15
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Not VotedCarried
S4M-09557: Stop and Search (Alison McInnes)
Meeting Date: 02/04/2014
Result - For: 62, Against: 39 Abstain: 15
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Not VotedCarried
S4M-09557.2: Stop and Search (Kenny MacAskill)
Meeting Date: 02/04/2014
Result - For: 62, Against: 40 Abstain: 15
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Not VotedCarried
S4M-09547.1: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2014
Result - For: 14, Against: 62 Abstain: 33
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Not VotedDefeated
S4M-09482: Child Poverty (Margaret Burgess)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2014
Result - For: 65, Against: 16 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S4M-09482.2: Child Poverty (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2014
Result - For: 5, Against: 94 Abstain: 11
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Not VotedDefeated
S4M-09482.3: Child Poverty (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2014
Result - For: 16, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S4M-09482.1: Child Poverty (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2014
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S4M-09052: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08230: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 06/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07791.1: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 24/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07393: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 05/08/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06630: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 17/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04022: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 06/09/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-02228: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 06/03/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-01642: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 21/12/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00194: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 02/06/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00105: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 25/05/2011 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-02507: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 21/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-17865: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 16/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-17863: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 16/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-17864: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 16/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-17867: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 16/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-17866: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 16/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-17546: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 30/09/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-15679: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/06/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-15680: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/06/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02288: Margo MacDonald, Lothian, Independent, Date Lodged: 10/06/2013 Show Full Question >>