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Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

The latest information from the Ministry of Defence has revealed that 30 per cent of Scotland’s service family accommodation is lying empty, and the Army is evict...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 March 2016


1. Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it provides to veterans seeking accommodation. (S4O-05706)



Meeting of the Parliament 10 March 2016 : 10 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

Last month, Mr Kausar Uddin, who is a resident of the Broomhouse area in my constituency, was on pilgrimage to Mecca with his wife and three children. During the ...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

We are looking at a situation in which 57 per cent of all TV jobs are in London and 50 per cent of BBC jobs are in London. Accommodation costs tend to be much hig...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

I have been a big critic of the BBC. This week, I managed to obtain Ofcom’s title register for programmes made outside London in 2014. It highlights that nearly 1...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

Thanks very much. I will tell you why I asked that. I was looking at t...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

Can you say anything about what the strategy for growth is? How is the group going to achieve growth?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

I want to move on to the TV sector. I understand that the TV working group met in December 2015 to agree terms, which included the development of a clear business...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

Do you believe that we are getting a reasonable share of the £1.5 billion spend?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 09 March 2016 : 09 March 2016


Gordon MacDonald

On the general issue of state aid, the EKOS report that was produced in December highlighted that film spend in the UK is at a record high of £1.5 billion per yea...

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Amendment 75 moved by Maureen Watt on motion S4M-15996 Maureen Watt: Burial and Cremation (Scotland)
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Amendment 3 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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NoDefeated

Amendment 4 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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Amendment 5 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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Amendment 29 moved by Elaine Murray on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and Sexu
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Amendment 30 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-15994 Michael Matheson: Abusive Behaviour and
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Amendment 5 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenanci
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Amendment 19 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenancie
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Amendment 20 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenancie
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Amendment 21 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-15944 Margaret Burgess: Private Housing (Tenancie
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Motion S4M-15893: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15824: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15823: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15330: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15329: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15135: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15072: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15071: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15000: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14759: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05706: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05643: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05607: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05587: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05230: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-28854: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-03057: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04639: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27288: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27226: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2015 Show Full Question >>