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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

To go back to the administrative burden, my final point is again on something that we heard in committee. Insolvency practitioners and money advisers could use th...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

The Fraser of Allander institute has also suggested that approach.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

The standard financial statement is based on a tool that has been used by a number of debt advisers, starting in 2003. There is a long history of that model being...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

I was asking about the administrative burden. You said that you were going to change the guidance.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

They did not totally rule that out.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

You talked about tightening up the guidance. It would be helpful if you could say in what areas you are looking to tighten up the guidance, so that we can see whe...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 11 December 2018 [Draft] : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

What I took from the meeting last Thursday afternoon was that a lot of people are very concerned about the administrative burden that is to be placed on debt advi...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I thank my colleagues who serve on committees that have an interest in the fishing industry for giving me this opportunity to speak on the fishing industry.



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

No, thank you. Recent newspaper reports st...



Education and Skills Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Gordon MacDonald

My question has been covered.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15130: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15094: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14957: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-14693: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14633: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-20576: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20373: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19892: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02536: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>
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