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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Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2017 : 21 March 2017


Mark McDonald

Give way.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2017 : 21 March 2017


Mark McDonald

Will Willie Rennie give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2017 : 21 March 2017


The Minister for Childcare and Early Years (Mark McDonald)

Will the member give way?



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


The Minister for Childcare and Early Years (Mark McDonald)

I will do my best to respond to an excellent and wide-ranging debate, which I thank Ruth Maguire for securing. I also thank Play...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 March 2017 [Draft] : 08 March 2017


Mark McDonald

Monica Lennon has raised—as she has done before—the allocation of resources to local authorities. For 10 years, we were told by Labour politicians in this chamber and in local authorities th...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 March 2017 [Draft] : 08 March 2017


The Minister for Childcare and Early Years (Mark McDonald)

Iain Gray cites teacher shortages. Does he feel that it is sensible for Labour-led Aberdeen City Council to have written out to teachers to offer them voluntary s...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 March 2017 [Draft] : 08 March 2017


Mark McDonald

I am aware of the research undertaken by the Family and Childcare Trust. However, we have raised with the trust a number of concerns about some of those research ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 March 2017 [Draft] : 08 March 2017


Mark McDonald

Thank you for the unexpected promotion, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 March 2017 [Draft] : 08 March 2017


The Minister for Childcare and Early Years (Mark McDonald)

A high-quality experience for children is key to our approach to early learning and childcare and will remain at the heart of the expansion of entitlement to 1140...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 March 2017 [Draft] : 02 March 2017


Mark McDonald

As I highlighted in my statement, there are in Scotland some areas of promising practice in dealing with neglect. The Care Inspectorate triennial review and the B...

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-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 >>
Motion S4M-15938: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15937: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2016 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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