Mark McDonald MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 26 May 2020 [Draft] : 26 May 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

During one of the cabinet secretary’s recent statements, I spoke to him about the issues around transition, particularly for those children who have additional su...



Members’ Virtual Question Time 17 April 2020 : 17 April 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

Much of the very welcome financial support that the Scottish Government has announced is being channelled through local authorities. Yesterday, I was contacted by...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 : 24 March 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

My question is for the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 : 19 March 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

My question follows Monica Lennon’s point about transition. I declare an interest as the parent of a child with additional support needs who is moving from P7 to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 : 19 March 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

On the subject of the Government not being able to do it alone, I have been contacted by a small business in my constituency that provides specialist inspection a...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 February 2020 : 27 February 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

In November 2014, Clydesdale Bank trumpeted investment in and refurbishment of its branch in Dyce in my constituency, but yesterday the bank announced plans to cl...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2020 : 05 February 2020


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (Ind)

One of the most distressing stories that I heard at the outset of the care review was of a public meeting at which the members of the community were up in arms at...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 February 2020 : 04 February 2020


Mark McDonald

We all heard Mr Kerr state that children who are currently being educated in independent schools would suffer were they to move into the state sector in Aberdeen, thereby implying that the s...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 February 2020 : 04 February 2020


Mark McDonald

Not a chance. How dare he suggest that children who are currently in i...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 February 2020 : 04 February 2020


Mark McDonald

I was not going to enter the debate, but, since Mr Kerr would not take my intervention, I will do so. How dare he make those slurs against the state school sector...

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-22168: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 26/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22127: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22076: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 17/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22006: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22016: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 10/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21985: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21953: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 05/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21888: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 01/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21833: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 25/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21811: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 20/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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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-27395: 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 >>
Question S5W-25486: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Independent, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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