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Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

Kevin Stewart’s defence was that full fiscal autonomy is not really a problem because it is not going to happen tomorrow. The question has to be whether the SNP f...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

Clearly, Alex Neil is not the only member on the SNP benches who somehow imagines that full fiscal autonomy involves a decision-making power over the defence of t...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

I look forward to debating defence issues with Mr Robertson. [Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

It will, although perhaps it is not enough on its own, and that is why we want to see action on the living wage as well, with use of the tax system to reward that...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

I am confident that the next Labour Government will want to ensure that any such economic measures are taken forward in a way that boosts the real economy in a su...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald (North East Scotland) (Lab)

The next six weeks will be about making choices, and today’s debate has made some of, although perhaps not all, those choices clearer.

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald (North East Scotland) (Lab)

When Mr Neil talks about redistribution, is he referring only to shifting spending from revenue to capital, or is there any social redistribution policy measure t...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lewis Macdonald (North East Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the minister for the advance copy of his statement.


Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

That is what I suspected you meant.

Five y...

Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015
Lewis Macdonald

Earlier, you said that there should be a committee of both Parliaments to achieve scrutiny.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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YesCarried

S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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NoCarried

S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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NoDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S4M-12421: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12395.3: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12291: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25087: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24872: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24871: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24870: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04104: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24665: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24569: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24570: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24573: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24571: Lewis Macdonald, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>

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