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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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) I am delighted to contribute to the debate, and I too acknowledge the significant amount of work that David Stewart has done in the past four years to get his bill on defective and dangerous buildings to this stage. His bill proposes considerable improvements to the existing cost recovery powers of ...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Derek Mackay That is slightly longer than I had expected, Presiding Officer.

The debate has been very consensual, without much disagreement. Mary Fee was correct to say that, like the bill itself, it has been short, purposeful, consensual and clear. Indeed, I think that David Stewart and I share those...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Derek Mackay The member makes a valid point about emerging legislation. I want to be entirely clear, though, that the bill has a clear focus and we engaged with professionals to get the focus of the legislation—both the member’s bill and what was proposed in the community empowerment bill—right, so there may be ...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Derek Mackay That is a fair point, but the bill will be focused and will make the necessary amendments. I will return to the details of those in addressing the points that have been made this afternoon and in the Local Government and Regeneration Committee.

I liked Cameron Buchanan’s clarity in welco...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) The community empowerment (Scotland) bill will extend the community right to buy to urban areas of Scotland as well as rural areas. That will help the Scottish Government to reach the target of a million acres of land under community control in Scotland by 2020. The bill will also give communities n...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Derek Mackay I have good news and bad news for Mr Biagi. The bill will extend community right to buy across all areas of Scotland and enable communities to buy buildings in the ownership of churches and other private organisations, so its powers will be quite extensive. The bad news, though, is that that will no...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Derek Mackay It would be far better if we had control of these matters in this Parliament so that we could make such determinations. However, the Government supports community ownership and community benefit, and we are delighted that they are expanding in Scotland. Of course, we could make a contribution mandat...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
The Minister for Local Government and Planning (Derek Mackay) Ministers and officials frequently have discussions with all Scottish local authorities, including Aberdeen City Council, about a wide range of issues of importance to local communities and the people of Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Derek Mackay There are a number of live issues that the Labour leadership of Aberdeen City Council should consider very carefully.

On the issue of auditors and governance, a number of bodies could be involved, including external auditors to the council, the Accounts Commission, the Standards Commissi...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Derek Mackay The Scottish Government would of course be happy to engage in any measure that would leverage in extra finance to Scotland or indeed to the city of Aberdeen. However, it is the Labour leadership at Aberdeen City Council that has rejected new finance that would flow to the city, has threatened to wal...
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S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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NoDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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S4M-09482.2 Liam McArthur: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret
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S4M-09482 Margaret Burgess: Child Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s rev
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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 >>
Motion S4M-04598: Derek Mackay, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2012 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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