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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gordon MacDonald

Scottish National Party

MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About Gordon MacDonald

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5741
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

9 Kingsknowe Park
Edinburgh
EH14 2JQ

Phone: 0131 443 0595
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Gordon is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Basic Income

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scotch Whisky

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tourism

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gordon does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Gordon does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Gordon has had 14 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

03 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

24 May 2018 - 03 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

19 May 2016 - 09 November 2017

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

07 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

09 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Fair Work, Skills and Training

Scottish Government

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

03 April 2014 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Member

22 April 2014 - 09 January 2015

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth & Women's Employment

Scottish Government

01 June 2011 - 27 November 2014

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Member

01 October 2012 - 22 April 2014

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Minister for Youth Employment

Scottish Government

23 June 2011 - 03 April 2014

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

12 June 2013 - 21 January 2014

Burrell Collection Lending and Borrowing Scotland Bill Committee

Member

Register of interests

Gordon's register of interests

MSP's must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Gordon MacDonald. The date of their initial statement was 25 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a trustee of Currie youth Club.

I am a member of the Scottish National Party.

I am a member of the National Trust for Scotland.

I am a member of Historic Scotland.

I am a trustee of Dads Rock.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Gordon MacDonald has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill

Gordon MacDonald made 9 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 23 June 2020

Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP): "I have questions about part 6 of the bill, which is on the powers of licence holders. Eoghan Maguire, you stated in your written evidence that “it is difficult to see how the envisaged powers will help in securing connection to anchor loads”…

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Theatres (Covid-19 Support)

Gordon MacDonald made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP): "Many artists, performers and venues have been adversely affected as a result of the Edinburgh fringe festival being cancelled this summer due to coronavirus…

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Registers of Scotland

Gordon MacDonald made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 16 June 2020

Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP): "I want to continue the discussion about fees that you had with Colin Beattie. I would like to get clarification on some things. Your corporate plan projects a 10 per cent reduction in income over five years…

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Covid-19 (Impact on Businesses, Workers and the Economy)

Gordon MacDonald made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 02 June 2020

Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP): "Social distancing has had a huge impact across our economy, from public transport to retail and tourism, which are all important sectors for Edinburgh. The policy was brought in to protect lives…

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Covid-19 (Impact on Businesses, Workers and the Economy)

Gordon MacDonald made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 29 May 2020

Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands) (SNP): "I want to continue the fiscal framework discussion that Dick Lyle started…

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Written questions

Written questions Gordon MacDonald has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

S5W-28748 - Answered

27 April 2020

MacDonald, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on progressing the OECD Review of Curriculum for Excellence, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak."

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S5W-28128 - Answered

27 March 2020

MacDonald, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the development of the first annual progress report on its A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Employment Action Plan."

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S5W-28080 - Answered

25 March 2020

MacDonald, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what advice it has issued to NHS boards regarding the management of cancer treatments throughout the COVID-19 outbreak."

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S5O-04270 - Unanswered

11 March 2020

MacDonald, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what steps prisons are taking to reduce the risk of the coronavirus, COVID-19, spreading among prisoners and staff."

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S5O-04235 - Answered

27 February 2020

MacDonald, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what steps it is taking to ensure that Parliament computers that are no longer suitable for corporate use are disposed of in a way that has a positive impact on wider society."

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