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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 12 November 2020 [Draft] : 12 November 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

This week, 15,000 women across Scotland, including many of my constituents, discovered that letters inviting them for non-routine cervical screening and colposcopy treatment were not sent at...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 August 2020 [Draft] : 25 August 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

I welcome this morning’s clarification from the cabinet secretary that children and young people with autism—I highlight my interest as a parent of an autistic child—will be exempt from wear...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 12 August 2020 : 12 August 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

In common with other members’ children, my son started S1 today and my daughter will start P6 later this week. I thank the cabinet secretary for helping me to rule out teaching as a future c...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 12 August 2020 : 12 August 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

The First Minister’s announcement regarding the extension of the restrictions in Aberdeen is understandable but, nonetheless, it will come as a disappointment to many across my constituency....



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 11 August 2020 : 11 August 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

I suspect that my question is for the Cabinet Secretary for Justice. I...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 11 August 2020 : 11 August 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

The cabinet secretary mentioned the long-term review that will consider the assessment of pupils more generally and examine whether the balance is correct. Given that the current situation a...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 11 August 2020 : 11 August 2020


Mark McDonald

I fully appreciate that it is better that we get a detailed response that gives reassurance to parents rather than an answer in the chamber that might not reflect the full detail that is req...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 11 August 2020 : 11 August 2020


Mark McDonald

I am sure that the cabinet secretary will appreciate that these are very worrying times for my constituents and for other residents in the city of Aberdeen, many of whom hope that good news ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 11 August 2020 : 11 August 2020


1. Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

To ask the Scottish Government what conditions it expects to be met to enable the easing of local restrictions in Aberdeen. (S5T-02300)



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 23 July 2020 : 23 July 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

I have been contacted by constituents who operate businesses that provide music and movement classes for nought to five-year-olds. Those classes are not covered b...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23343: Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill (Neil Bibby)
Meeting Date: 26/11/2020
Result - For: 107, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-23450.2: Independent Review of Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues in Relation to Policing (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23445.2: Legal Advice (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 65 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23445: Legal Advice (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 4
ForCarried
S5M-23328: Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2020
Result - For: 121, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23416.2: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 51, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-23416.3: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 99 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-23416: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 99, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-23385.3: Safe Schools (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23385.2: Safe Schools (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-23222: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 02/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23201: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 30/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22838: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22790: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22715: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22672: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22642: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22607: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22562: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22318: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 27/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5T-02300: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27395: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27396: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27397: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26630: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26478: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25698: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25489: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25488: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25487: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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