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Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Presiding Officer, “Scottish education is in a very strong position at the moment.” ...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

I had two questions, but the first was mainly covered by Joan McAlpine.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

I want to go back to Professor Harrison’s opening remarks, which seemed to have general agreement around the table. If I picked up the point correctly, he said th...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

I am the SNP MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands.



Education and Culture Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

Thank you for that. Visually impaired and hearing impaired pupils have a range of hearing and vision problems. Do we have the appropriate levels of teaching staff...



Education and Culture Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Thank you, convener. I thank Richard Hellewell for that introduction, because I will start by asking about teaching staff specifically.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

The focus for too long, across not just Scotland but also the United Kingdom, has been the view of some parents and educationists that the only path to a successf...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

The Wester Hailes education centre in my constituency was built in 1978. During 2014, a phased refurbishment programme was started, including a new roof, windows ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


5. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how much was spent refurbishing schools in Edinburgh in 2014-15. (S4O-04308)



Education and Culture Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

That is a short answer.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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YesDefeated

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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NoDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13153: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13057: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12982: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12965: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12908: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12874: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12867: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12374: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12329: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11754: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04308: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25301: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04234: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04182: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24778: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03949: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03939: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03829: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23520: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23519: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Question >>