Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Is there any reason for that? Is it a cultural issue?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

We obviously need to get more people into STEM subjects. Are you aware of how many other companies and organisations are carrying out similar work with schools?

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

On historic trends, the “PwC Women in Work Index”, which was published in February 2017, suggested that



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities mentioned a similar issue. What are other panel members doing? What is your average length of service and staff turno...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I want to ask Shirley Campbell about her submission on closing the gender pay gap. At the bottom of page 1, it says:



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

What would be the impact of annulling the regulations?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

So there has been a reduction, but it is probably more in line with the reduction in your staffing levels. Is that what you are saying?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

What was the figure before and what is it now?



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

On the AIB’s cost base, we have been given information this morning that, since 2009, your staff numbers have been reduced by 20 per cent while your case load has...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Gordon MacDonald

Finally, given the vast reduction in the number of cases, has there been any change in cases’ complexity?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04920.1: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04919.2: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 3
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ForCarried
S5M-04919.3: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 58, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04919: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 54 Abstain: 3
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ForCarried
S5M-04710.2: Scotland's Choice (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04710.4: Scotland's Choice (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.5: Scotland's Choice (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04710.3: Scotland's Choice (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04710: Scotland's Choice (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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Motion S5M-03986: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03983: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03124: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02970: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02469: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02051: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01889: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00834: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
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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 >>
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