Mark McDonald MSP

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Mark McDonald MSP

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  • Member for: Aberdeen Donside
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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


Mark McDonald

When local authorities take the decisions that they must take in terms of their priorities, it is important that they think very carefully about the impact of tho...



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


Mark McDonald

It is important that we ensure that flexibility is an integral part of the offering. I made that clear in my statement and in my discussions with local authoritie...



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


Mark McDonald

As I have said in the chamber previously, the Scottish Government recognises that we have fully funded the expansion. That was evidenced by the financial return, ...



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


Mark McDonald

I have been keen throughout the process to ensure that registered childminders have a role to play in the expansion. We are currently in discussion with local aut...



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


The Minister for Childcare and Early Years (Mark McDonald)

The Scottish Government has provided local authorities with £650 million since 2014 to fund the expansion to 600 hours. We are committed to funding fully the almost doubling of that entitlem...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2017 [Draft] : 31 May 2017


The Minister for Childcare and Early Years (Mark McDonald)

Presiding Officer, you have somewhat stolen my thunder, because I was going to follow on from Mr Ruskell in talking about the ecumenical nature of the Tufty club. I, too, was a member of the...



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Mark McDonald

I am sure that he will tell you all about it next week.



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Mark McDonald

I look forward to it.



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Mark McDonald

I know that.



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Mark McDonald

I will put on record only my gratitude to the committee for allowing me to have this jaunt down memory lane, convener.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
S5M-06201: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-06186.4: Agriculture (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-06186.1: Agriculture (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-06186: Agriculture (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 80, Against: 36 Abstain: 8
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ForCarried
S5M-06257: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 9
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ForCarried
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1B
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1C
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
S5M-06164: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 108, Against: 11 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-05515: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05208: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04789: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03892: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03791: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03190: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02624: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01703: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00022: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-16044: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05692: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-30675: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-30670: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05668: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-30114: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05597: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05535: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05530: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-01294: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29422: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Question >>

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