Margaret McDougall MSP

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Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab) I apologise that I was not able to attend the event last night because I was at the tattoo, which I have to say was really enjoyable—it was absolutely fabulous. My question is on that. The tattoo is happening over these few weeks. How do you extrapolate the benefits of the tattoo from everything els...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McDougall So you can show the benefits.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McDougall I think that it was Faith Liddell who mentioned the costs for tourists and artists alike. What collaboration on costs is there with hoteliers and other businesses that provide accommodation? I know that it is a free market, but is there a limit to costs?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McDougall Do you find that hoteliers are co-operative? We have all heard stories that the prices triple during the festival. How collaborative are they?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab) I have listened with interest to the debate and I suggest that a more appropriate title might be “The economic uncertainties of independence”. With just 36 days left until the independence referendum, the people of Scotland lack key information on how independence would work. They lack information a...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Margaret McDougall I was not party to that conversation so I will not comment on it.

Professor Jo Armstrong of the Centre for Public Policy for Regions told the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee:

“There are opportunities but ... we either increase taxes ... or cut spending, given that we have...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Margaret McDougall People are rejecting the separatist agenda and seeing the opportunities of devolution because we have 300 years of shared experience, shared history and joint endeavour.

Scotland can stand up and lead the UK, not stand up to leave it. Our economic, social and political union offers us str...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 August 2014 : Thursday, August 07, 2014
Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab)

4. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of taxation in an independent Scotland. (S4O-03444)



Meeting of the Parliament 07 August 2014 : Thursday, August 07, 2014
Margaret McDougall Just before the recess, the First Minister claimed that in an independent Scotland the council tax would be replaced by a local income tax. The Scottish Parliament information centre calculated that such a move could cost the average family with two earners £550 more a year. Increasingly, it appears...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab) I am an MSP for West Scotland.

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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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Motion S4M-10826: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10506: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09775: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08936: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08429: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08414: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08019: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07948: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07082: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06901: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03444: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03399: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03384: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21454: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21418: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
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