Derek Mackay MSP

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Derek Mackay MSP

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  • Member for: Renfrewshire North and West
  • Region: West Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) I have visited Arran and Cumbrae to discuss the measures that are set out in “Empowering Scotland’s Island Communities”, nearly all of which will apply to each of Scotland’s 93 inhabited islands. Proposals to benefit Arran and Cumbrae include revenue from the sea bed, an islands provision in the int...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Derek Mackay Yes, the Scottish Government can consider that proposal. Arran is an excellent example of a place where communities and stakeholders come together to promote that which is best about the area. We look forward to seeing those proposals. Like every other island in Scotland, Arran will benefit from the...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) I acknowledge the work of the City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill Committee in considering the bill and the efforts of those who made written submissions or gave oral evidence.

As I said when I spoke in the preliminary stage debate on the bill in January, the Scottish Governm...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Derek Mackay Thank you, Presiding Officer—that is something of a challenge when one has to remain neutral, as is the case with these matters, but I will do my best.

The debate has been consensual and constructive, and it has focused on a number of areas. First and foremost, we must consider the pupils...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) The national calculation methodology for non-domestic buildings currently includes flexibility for 24 types of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system, which can be used to provide heating in all types of non-domestic building, including large public buildings.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Derek Mackay Yes, I will accede to that very reasonable request from Mr McArthur and I will explore all options. I will instruct officials to consider the detail and potential flexibility that might well exist to proceed with the agenda in light of Mr McArthur’s comments. We have to bear in mind that there are s...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) No, we do not. Our concordat with local government has set out the terms of the new relationship based on mutual trust and partnership. Councils have the freedom to focus on local concerns while contributing to the achievement of better national outcomes. It is for councils to ensure that they carry...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Derek Mackay I advise Mr Johnstone that Tory councils, as few as they are, miss bin collections from time to time as well. If it was not the concordat, I thought maybe the Conservatives would have thought that it was the constitution getting in the way of bin collections.

In reality, we have hit recor...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Derek Mackay So the concordat continues.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) My response will be in three parts as a consequence of the debate. The first point will be about regulation and such matters that were raised during the debate; the second will be about the celebration; and the third will be a more personal element, given that other members have indulged us with the...
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Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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Motion S4M-10262: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08769: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06933: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05883: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05717: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05358: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05247: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05246: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05245: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04946: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-04121: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04120: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04123: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04122: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04119: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04124: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04039: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04037: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04038: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04036: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2011 Show Full Question >>

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