Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

Are any public buildings outwith the scope of the bill? Back in the 1980s and 90s, a lot of councils outsourced their services to arm’s-length external organisati...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

The bill places a duty only on public sector building owners. Should all private building owners have to carry out an assessment to encourage them to think about ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

You have already mentioned that no new gas connections will be allowed from 2024 and that you are beginning to get inquiries from privately owned commercial prope...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

To continue on the theme of buildings—Alex Rowley is big on that—part 5 of the bill places a duty on public sector building owners to undertake an assessment of the viability of connecting t...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

It is directed to whoever is willing to answer.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

My final question is about provision for compensation. In evidence to the committee, a local authority expressed concern about compulsory purchase powers and the ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

My understanding is that heat networks are long-term investments—over 20 to 40 years. You suggested that an obligation to connect would derisk investments. Are yo...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald

What changes need to be made to wayleave rights so that connections can be made?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I have questions about part 6 of the bill, which is on the powers of licence holders. Eoghan Maguire, you stated in your written...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Many artists, performers and venues have been adversely affected as a result of the Edinburgh fringe festival being cancelled this summer due to coronavirus. This is the first time that a ca...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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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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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 >>
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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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