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Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (SNP)

At the time of Margo MacDonald’s passing, I said that I would remember quite fondly how, whenever she or I was called to speak in the chamber, we would find ourselves exchanging a furtive gl...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (SNP)

I found Alex Rowley’s speech—as I often find Alex Rowley’s speeches—to be measured and very interesting. There were a lot of ideas there, and it is not for me to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Mark McDonald

I will give Jackie Baillie a suggestion. The suggestion is that, when I say to her, “Will you join the STUC and the Scottish Government in demanding that those po...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Mark McDonald

I am looking to you, Presiding Officer, to see whether I can take Jackie Baillie’s intervention. I can. Given the likely impact of a majority Tory Government at W...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) (SNP)

Will Annabel Goldie give way?



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Mark McDonald

I guess that the point that I am making is that we are looking at the fiscal framework that is going to be established, and that has the potential to be liberatin...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Mark McDonald

Professor MacDonald, in your paper you mention what you see as an overemphasis on deficit and debt targets and an underemphasis on economic growth targets. Profes...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Mark McDonald

Do you wish to comment, Professor Beath?



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Mark McDonald

Moving on slightly, I note that the issue of tax competition has been raised, and one of the issues that I have been pursuing in a number of evidence-taking sessi...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Mark McDonald

Before I see whether Professor MacDonald wants to contribute, I will pick up on the points that Professor Keating made about the benefit. It has been asked how de...

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S4M-13267 Joe FitzPatrick on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament
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S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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Motion S4M-13260: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13204: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13179: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13003: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12915: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12889: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12854: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12762: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12734: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12513: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25585: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25523: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-01013: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04242: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25156: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25155: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25157: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25094: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04166: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24707: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>

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