Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

I thank the cabinet secretary for that answer and for her efforts to address the problem. The issue needs to be addressed for the long term. Will the cabinet secr...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


3. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it is aware of any action being taken to ensure that the Edinburgh festivals do not experience the same difficulties as last year regarding complex vis...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

The British Business Bank has recently established a new demand development unit. I know that the Scottish Investment Bank works closely with the British Business...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Again on demand, the committee heard from Rob Hunter that the Development Bank of Wales had an aim of reaching £80 million of investment by 2022 but that it achie...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Evidence to the committee has suggested that there is not the level of demand in the economy that was envisaged. Rob Hunter, from the Development Bank of Wales, s...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

When it comes to stimulating demand, how important are the microloans that the Development Bank of Wales hands out to the sector?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Mr Hunter, I note that the Development Bank of Wales was established in October 2017 and that, in the last full financial year to March 2019, it had investments o...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Apart from the things that you have just mentioned, how else will the bank stimulate demand? Will that involve working with the development agencies and so on?

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Do you believe that there is a lack of demand for patient capital in Scotland?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Evidence to the committee suggests that despite an increase in private capital in Scotland, investment is still low and there is a lack of demand. If that is the case, what factors can inhib...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-17679: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17686: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17669: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17351: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17183: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17178: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17049: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17042: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16887: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16867: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03399: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03356: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03362: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23234: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03271: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22907: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22504: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22503: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21857: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21654: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>

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