Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Last week, the committee heard from James Smith of the Resolution Foundation, who said that, after lockdown is lifted, the public



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Social distancing has had a huge impact across our economy, from public transport to retail and tourism, which are all important sectors for Edinburgh. The policy...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 May 2020 [Draft] : 29 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Earlier, you said that the UK could be facing the deepest recession in 300 years. The level of unemployment and the fact that companies are not able to trade will...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 May 2020 [Draft] : 29 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald

I want to continue the discussion about how we get people back to work. We know from indications from both Governments that social distancing measures will be nee...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 May 2020 [Draft] : 29 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald

On supporting businesses, the job retention scheme has stemmed job losses not just in Scotland but across the UK. Will you be considering whether the job retentio...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 May 2020 [Draft] : 29 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I want to continue the fiscal framework discussion that Dick Lyle started. Given the size of the challenge that the Scottish Government faces in supporting the ec...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 19 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald

I have also been made aware by a care home worker that the UK-wide care home company that they work for is allowing visitors into its care homes, including in Scotland, as of Friday. I belie...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 19 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald

A constituent forwarded correspondence from a well-known website that matches home owners with various trades stating that the Government is now encouraging tradespeople to return to work. T...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 May 2020 (Hybrid) [Draft] : 19 May 2020


2. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that any Covid-19 related information that United Kingdom-wide companies and organisations are issuing to employees, customers and t...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 18 May 2020 [Draft] : 18 May 2020


Gordon MacDonald

I have one very quick question, then we can move on. What will be the long-term impact on Scotland’s businesses, after the pandemic? If there is to be a new norma...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 19, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-21891: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 74, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21915: Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) (Amendment) Order 2020 [draft] (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21916: Representation of the People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 [draft] (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21849: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 27/05/2020
Result - For: 47, Against: 0 Abstain: 11
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ForCarried
S5M-21727: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 36, Against: 16 Abstain: 19
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21728: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 0 Abstain: 19
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 49: Consumer Scotland Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 23
Meeting Date: 06/05/2020
Result - For: 14, Against: 38 Abstain: 16
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-21912: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-21877: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21768: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21610: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21476: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20962: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20952: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20777: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20772: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5T-02182: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28748: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28128: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28080: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04270: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27621: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04235: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27330: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04108: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04077: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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