Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Education and Skills Committee 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I think that 10 per cent of pupils study music technology.



Education and Skills Committee 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I am looking for a wee point of clarification. This morning, we have heard a lot about the number of pupils who are taking part in music tuition having dropped, but has the number of pupils ...



Education and Skills Committee 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

You mentioned YMI being very successful, and more than 240,000 kids carrying out activity on the YMI programme in 2016-17 was mentioned. Twenty-three of the 32 local authorities currently ch...



Education and Skills Committee 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

The phrase “ring fencing” has been used a couple of times. Ring fencing does not exist in local authorities, of course. If additional funds were made available—whether that was £4 million to...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I will roll my final two questions together to widen them out to everybody else. We have heard this morning and in previous evidence that the business support landscape is complex and clutte...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Yes, that would be helpful.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

How challenging are those targets?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

What key SLAED indicators should we be looking at if we are trying to measure whether business gateway provides value for money?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

You talked about more consultation across the agencies and the fact that the previous arrangements no longer exist. How do you share best practice? You also talked earlier about Lanarkshire ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Okay. If all this information is available, why are we hearing that there is a lack of transparency and also that there is no published data to identify what business gateway is spending its...

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S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14693: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14633: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14370: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14308: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14205: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14169: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14027: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14003: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13944: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13812: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19892: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02536: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02445: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18934: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01225: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02364: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-02303: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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