Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Finance and Constitution Committee 28 June 2017 [Draft] : 28 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I have no declarable interests, convener. I would like to apologise to the committee and the minister, as I will have to leave this meeting early in order to atte...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that police in the Edinburgh division, as well as the 12 other police divisions in Scotland, and the communities that they serve would benefit greatly if the...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald

I recently attended a Love Music concert at the Usher Hall where 60 young percussionists from Clovenstone and Sighthill primary schools in my constituency perform...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017


5. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how it promotes creative learning among children and young people, including encouraging their participation in music, dance, film and the arts. (S5O-01159)

Meeting of the Parliament 15 June 2017 : 15 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

As the cabinet secretary said, the Edinburgh festivals are the economic powerhouse of the tourism industry in Scotland. They start with the Edinburgh international science festival in March ...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 13 June 2017 : 13 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Is that about 3 to 5 per cent?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 13 June 2017 : 13 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald

My final question is about the European Union interconnectors with France, Belgium, the Netherlands and others. As thermal capacity in the UK continues to drop, w...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 13 June 2017 : 13 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald

You mentioned the interconnectors. We could be dependent on the thermal plants in north-east and north-west England. If the thermal connectors from the UK to Euro...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 13 June 2017 : 13 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Would the network be back uniformly across the UK, or would it be back in certain areas? 10:30  



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 13 June 2017 : 13 June 2017


Gordon MacDonald

You mentioned the 1987 storm when there was loss of power in the south of England. In the event of a complete GB shutdown, given that you have six zones or power ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-06810: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-06030: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-09759: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01159: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-00834: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07706: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00748: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06310: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00578: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00360: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00307: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Question >>

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