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Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Given the evidence of impacts seen in other areas of Scotland where universal credit has been introduced, I am very concerned that constituents of mine will face ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


7. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to provide flexibility for recipients of universal credit. (S5O-02445)



Education and Skills Committee 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

There are different pathways that young people can take now. The table of information that you provided shows that there has been progress in encouraging people to look at the options for co...



Education and Skills Committee 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

You mentioned the 21 regional employer groups. There are obviously challenges in trying to hit some of the relevant key performance indicators, such as the percentage of employers employing ...



Education and Skills Committee 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Good morning, minister. We are at the halfway point in a seven-year DYW programme that aims to transform the relationship between schools, employers and colleges and the preparedness of youn...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Can the cabinet secretary confirm that the vast majority of pupils now stay on to S6, that the proportion of pupils who get passes at higher level has increased s...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

We touched on Bristol Energy earlier, and I believe that Robin Hood Energy has just turned a profit for the first time since it was established. Can we learn less...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

There are a lot of small-scale electricity suppliers, as Andy Wightman said. Harlaw Hydro Ltd in my constituency has been on the go for a couple of years, for exa...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

What do you think the potential risks are?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Gordon MacDonald

Anybody else? Is it a good idea for the publicly owned company to get involved in generation?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14370: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14308: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14205: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14169: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14027: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14003: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13944: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13812: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-13823: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02445: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18934: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01225: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02364: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02345: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18550: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-02303: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02255: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17189: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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