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Meeting of the Parliament 03 September 2015 [Draft] : Thursday, September 03, 2015


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

The arts and creative industries employ 130,000 people and contribute £6.3 billion to the economy of Scotland. The video games industry, which is one of the successful parts of Scotland’s cr...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

Why is there a decline in the public sector but not in the private sector?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

That is roughly 10 per cent. That means that I can ask my last question, which is about the page in your presentation on trust in management and the widening gap....



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

What proportion, or how many, of the 2,700 workplaces that were surveyed are in Scotland?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

Right—so the significant figures are those that are underlined.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

Right. Is there a margin of error in the numbers? A lot of them are close to each other. For instance, the percentage of public sector employees who agreed with t...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP)

You said that we should always look at the methods behind any survey. I want to ask you a couple of questions about your survey. First, are the percentages just s...



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

Previous Gaelic bills have arrested the decline in the language. Do you think that the Education (Scotland) Bill will help to restore the number of Gaelic speaker...



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

During our previous evidence session, ADES highlighted that the educational focus is on three-to-18 learning. Given that there are nearly 4,000 secondary pupils i...



Education and Culture Committee 23 June 2015 : Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Gordon MacDonald

You have spoken about that balancing act and about the demand being a reasonable one. However, given the concerns from Magaidh Wentworth that I read out to you, s...

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Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Motion S4M-14059: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S4M-13567: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13324: Gordon MacDonald, Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
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