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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab) Developing skills for Scotland’s digital economy has never been more important. The world is increasingly embracing technology in all aspects of life and we need to ensure that Scotland is equipped to be at the forefront of this technological revolution. As we have heard, the recently released skill...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall We have heard quite a lot during the meeting about increasing industry and the manufacturing side of the economy. How is Scotland’s goal to be a sustainable low-carbon economy consistent with the role of the oil and gas industry?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall Yes—we were talking about childcare and the way in which it benefits women in the workplace. How can we increase female participation on company boards? Childcare might be a little aspect of that, but it is not the only barrier to women getting into company boards.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall Ian McKay wants to come in.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall Convener, can Garry Clark comment?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall Is that having an effect on how businesses operate, given that they are having to think about the future in a different way? What is it doing to their current business and their business plans? Is it preventing them from advancing?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall Given that the white paper is supposed to have all the answers, do you not think that the onus is on the Scottish Government to provide answers to businesses? You said that you have asked your members questions and that they will have to go off and think about them and come up with ideas. In fact, t...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall Colin Borland mentioned in his introductory remarks the lack of information and the concerns of small businesses about operational matters. The white paper does not explain how all of that would work. What information would benefit your businesses now so that they would have comfort going into a new...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall I want to ask Iain McMillan about the regulatory changes and the weight of regulation that would perhaps be put on businesses in Scotland if there were to be independence. We have heard from all of the witnesses that your members are concerned about regulation. What kind of regulation are you talkin...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Margaret McDougall How would that affect businesses in Scotland?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-09747.2 Margaret Burgess: Fuel Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09747 in the name of Jackie
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NoCarried

S4M-09747 Jackie Baillie: Fuel Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Scottish
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NoCarried

S4M-09740.2 Nicola Sturgeon: Living Wage—As an amendment to motion S4M-09740 in the name of James Ke
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NoCarried

S4M-09740.1 Willie Rennie: Living Wage—As an amendment to motion S4M-09740 in the name of James Kell
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NoDefeated

S4M-09740 James Kelly: Living Wage—That the Parliament acknowledges that the Scottish Government is
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NoCarried

S4M-09748.1 Patricia Ferguson: Scotland’s Voice in the EU—As an amendment to motion S4M-09748 in the
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YesDefeated

S4M-09748.2 Annabel Goldie: Scotland’s Voice in the EU—As an amendment to motion S4M-09748 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-09748 Fiona Hyslop: Scotland’s Voice in the EU—That the Parliament recognises the importance of
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NoCarried

S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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NoCarried

S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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NoCarried

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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 >>
Motion S4M-06741: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06457: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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