Lewis Macdonald MSP

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Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

Is it your view, in doing that, that any proposal that came forward in the area of fundamental human rights would require the consent of the Scottish Parliament?<...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

It may be hard to imagine abolition of the Scottish Parliament, but it is quite easy to imagine a UK Government seeking to change the human rights arrangements th...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

Mr Swinney explained his objection to the scheme as proposed in the bill by saying that the scheme remaining with the Treasury meant that the design of the devolv...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

The questions about the civil list and Fort Kinnaird illustrate the complexity of that area. However, I put to the Deputy First Minister the proposition that the ...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

For the secretary of state’s understanding, I advise him that the Scottish Government is seeking amendments that would allow a land rental regime to run in parall...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

Clearly, it would not be relevant if the Scottish Government ultimately decided not to permit fracking, but on the basis that it is, I presume, keeping that optio...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

That is helpful. The other area that I asked Mr Swinney about was land rental or royalties in relation to fracking, or on-shore oil and gas extraction. His respon...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

I also asked the Deputy First Minister a couple of questions about specific areas, one of which was clause 12, in which you state that the Scottish Government may...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

I asked the Deputy First Minister about the basis for assignment of VAT, and he responded that that is part of the wider discussions around the fiscal framework. ...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Lewis Macdonald

Arrangements that could potentially fetter that ability, but not in any way that you can define at this stage.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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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NoCarried

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Motion S4M-13619: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13618: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13510.1: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13500: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13482: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13480: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13477: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4W-26515: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26326: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26314: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26231: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26125: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26128: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26126: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26127: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26129: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26113: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2015 Show Full Question >>

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