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Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Many residents and commuters in the semi-rural areas of Edinburgh in my constituency are being discouraged from using public transport following changes to the bus service provider that have...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


2. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how it supports the provision of regular bus services in semi-rural areas such as Ratho in the Edinburgh Pentlands constituency. (S5O-04574)



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I thank Murdo Fraser for bringing the debate to the chamber. Dirty camping in the Pentland Hills regional park has been an issue that, sadly, many of us have dealt with for a number of years...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Finally, should building assessment reports be carried out on all potential anchor load buildings, including community buildings? If a building is suitable for connection to a heat network, ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

I can see that nobody else wants to come in on that. Bearing in mind what Colin Beattie said about the fact that operators could be responsible for a heat network zone for up to 40 years, sh...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Ken Brady, you indicated earlier that there should be more compulsion to connect to a heat network, and I think that it was also you who said that there is no heat network without end users....



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Finally, part 5 requires building assessment reports to be carried out. Is there a danger in the way that the bill is written that community-owned assets will be missed? When a building asse...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Section 39 of the bill identifies key criteria to be considered in identifying anchor buildings. Are those criteria adequate or are changes to the bill required?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

David, do you have a view on that?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 08 September 2020 : 08 September 2020


Gordon MacDonald

How could the designating and permitting process be improved to ensure a more strategic and joined-up approach to local implementation of national policy on heating new and existing building...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22955.1: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-22955: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22860.2: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22860.1: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-22860: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-23035: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23037: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22909: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22336: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22329: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22138: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22100: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22081: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21950: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21912: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31899: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04574: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02305: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31026: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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