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Meeting of the Parliament 28 May 2015 : Thursday, May 28, 2015


Lewis Macdonald (North East Scotland) (Lab)

Some new laws lead social change. The ban on smoking in public places that the Parliament enacted 10 years was a good example of that. Other new laws do not so mu...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald (North East Scotland) (Lab)

I want to ask about who does what within the current system. A generation ago, the state determined priorities and investment, whether in generation, transmission...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

That exemplifies the issue. The choices between transmission and investment are the responsibility of nobody in particular other than possibly the Department of E...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

Finally, in such a system, how do you protect the consumer? How do you ensure that an independent system operator or some other mechanism does not simply make the...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

I am, of course, particularly familiar with Peterhead. I will raise a couple of factual points just to establish the lie of the land. You mentioned mitigation of ...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

My second question is about the pipelines and the storage that are associated with carbon capture. In the case of both Peterhead and Drax, we are talking about storage offshore in depleted r...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

That is one of the areas that I am keen to get some views on. There is another other obvious option that might exist, given the Oil and Gas Authority’s responsibi...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

I have one final, but important, question. The Scottish Government’s electricity generation policy statement two years ago talked about CCS being demonstrated at ...



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

It would have to operate for a period before the lessons could be applied elsewhere.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

Following on from that, at least in part, what about opportunities that must exist at distribution network level and improvements in efficiency? For example, at the moment National Grid will...

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S4M-13267 Joe FitzPatrick on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament
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S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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NoDefeated

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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AbstainCarried

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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AbstainCarried

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Motion S4M-13354: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13116: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13030: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12747: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12644: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12587.2: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12574: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12567: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12534: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12453: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25895: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25897: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25896: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25753: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25666: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25671: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25668: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25667: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25670: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25669: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>

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