Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Gerry Lyons mentioned alternative pathways. Obviously, I will try to avoid using that phrase, but the fact is that, these days, schools have lots of partnerships ...



Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Most of the issues that I had been going to ask about have been touched on. There has been a lot of discussion of the senior phase. Now that a number of cohorts o...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

This is the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament and, in examining our education system, I will highlight what progress has been made over those years.

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Given that level of investment of £2 billion over the 10 years, are you satisfied that we will be able to get the desired impact? Initially, should the bank have ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

The bank will be funded by investment of £200 million a year by the Scottish Government. How does that level of capitalisation compare with that of other developm...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 May 2019 [Draft] : 08 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I also refer to the register of interests. I am the convener of the cross-party group on independent convenience stores.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 07 May 2019 [Draft] : 07 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald

That is why I am taking the average of 3 per cent over four years.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 07 May 2019 [Draft] : 07 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald

You said that the Scottish national investment bank should model itself largely on the British Business Bank. That bank has substantially increased its rate of re...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 07 May 2019 [Draft] : 07 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald

What level of rate of return would the bank require in order to cover its costs?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 07 May 2019 [Draft] : 07 May 2019


Gordon MacDonald

I raised the question of operating costs with the earlier panel. The RSE has raised a question over the £25 million, which is the mid-point. What are the RSE’s vi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-16439: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
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Question S5W-22907: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20651: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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