Gordon MacDonald MSP

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Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Thank you.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Given that your reserves have dropped by £52 million in 10 years and your current reserves are at £71 million, what safeguards do you have in place to ensure that...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Over the past 10 years, your reserves have dropped from £122 million in 2008-09 to £71 million in your latest set of accounts. What is the role of the board in es...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald

But you are confident that you are going to hit the targets that you have set yourselves.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Okay. Looking forward from 2018 to 2021, you suggest in your corporate plan that you will make a loss of £3.7 million this year,...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald

Your accounts show that staff costs, including the restructuring costs that you have mentioned, increased from £50 million to £64 million. I was surprised to see ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 29 January 2019 [Draft] : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To continue looking at the numbers, over the past five financial years, the organisation has made a net profit on three occasions and a net loss in the past two y...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 January 2019 : 29 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I welcome the commitment that full reinstatement of the 24/7 paediatric service from October is receiving the highest priority. Will the cabinet secretary say how...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

In written evidence to the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee, Scottish Chambers of Commerce stated:



Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2019 [Draft] : 22 January 2019


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Can the health secretary advise on the current hospital-acquired infection rate for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and how it compares with the rest of Scotland?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15591: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21654: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02818: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20651: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>
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