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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Lewis Macdonald

Scottish Labour

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Aberdeen Central (Constituency) 1999 - 2011

About Lewis Macdonald

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5915
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

70 Rosemount Place
Aberdeen
AB25 2XJ

Phone: 01224 646333
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Lewis is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Lewis is a member of 14 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Architecture and the Built Environment

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Epilepsy

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fishing

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Gàidhlig

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Germany

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on International Development

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Life Sciences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on MS

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Oil and Gas

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rail

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tourism

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Lewis has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Conveners Group

Member

Deputy Presiding Officer

Scottish Parliament

Party Roles

Lewis does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Lewis has had 39 previous roles

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

19 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Energy

Scottish Labour

09 January 2018 - 16 January 2018

Health and Sport Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Deputy Convener

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Labour

16 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Deputy Convener

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Member

24 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Services

Scottish Labour

24 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Business

Scottish Labour

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

06 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Labour

24 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

24 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Labour

15 January 2015 - 02 September 2015

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Member

06 January 2015 - 24 August 2015

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Energy

Scottish Labour

29 October 2014 - 15 January 2015

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Deputy Convener

28 June 2013 - 16 December 2014

Chief Whip

Scottish Labour

03 October 2013 - 29 October 2014

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

03 September 2013 - 03 October 2013

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Member

19 December 2011 - 28 June 2013

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

20 May 2011 - 19 December 2011

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Labour

20 September 2007 - 22 March 2011

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

17 September 2007 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Labour

17 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Enterprise

Scottish Labour

02 October 2008 - 22 March 2011

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

17 September 2007 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Energy

Scottish Labour

13 June 2007 - 20 September 2007

Health and Sport Committee

Member

18 May 2007 - 17 September 2007

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

27 June 2005 - 17 May 2007

Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care

Scottish Government

04 October 2004 - 27 June 2005

Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development

Scottish Government

21 May 2003 - 04 October 2004

Deputy Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

28 November 2001 - 21 May 2003

Deputy Minister for Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

22 March 2001 - 28 November 2001

Deputy Minister for Transport and Planning

Scottish Government

13 June 2000 - 21 March 2001

Holyrood Progress Group

Convener

10 February 2000 - 13 September 2000

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 12 September 2000

Audit Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 06 June 2000

Rural Affairs Committee

Member

Register of interests

Lewis'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 Lewis Macdonald. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 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 member of Unite the union.

I am a member of Grampian Regional Equality Council.

I am a member of Dons Supporters Together.

I am a member of the Co-operative Party.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Lewis 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.

Covid-19 (Lessons)

Lewis Macdonald made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "I ask for succinct supplementaries and answers so that we can get more members in."

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Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Health and Social Care Workers (Covid-19 Risk Assessments)

Lewis Macdonald made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "Thank you very much. My apologies to Bill Kidd, as that takes us to the end of this portfolio question time session on health and sport. 14:24 Meeting suspended. 14:30 On resuming—"

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Health and Sport

Lewis Macdonald made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Lewis Macdonald): "Good afternoon, and welcome to this virtual meeting of the Scottish Parliament. The first item of business is portfolio questions on health and sport…

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Delayed Operations (Waiting Times)

Lewis Macdonald made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "Thank you. We return to question 1. I thank Rona Mackay for her patience."

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Covid-19 (Impact on Women)

Lewis Macdonald made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "That concludes portfolio questions on social security and older people. I close the meeting. Meeting closed at 15:19."

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Written questions

Written questions Lewis 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-30456 - Unanswered

03 July 2020

Macdonald, Lewis: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of the PACE interventions to support oil and gas workers in Scotland that were reported to the Strategic Leadership Group on Oil and Gas and Energy Transition in July 2020 by Skills Development Scotland."

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S5W-30431 - Unanswered

03 July 2020

Macdonald, Lewis: "To ask the Scottish Government how it proposes to include the North Sea oil and gas sector within its economic recovery plans."

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S5W-30457 - Unanswered

03 July 2020

Macdonald, Lewis: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of the job losses among oil and gas workers in Scotland that were reported to the Strategic Leadership Group on Oil and Gas and Energy Transition in July 2020 by Skills Development Scotland."

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S5W-30432 - Unanswered

03 July 2020

Macdonald, Lewis: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to reinstate the Energy Jobs Task Force to help protect the oil and gas workforce and the north east economy as the country enters another economic recession."

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S5W-30430 - Unanswered

03 July 2020

Macdonald, Lewis: "To ask the Scottish Government what support it plans to provide to the North Sea oil and gas workforce during the COVID-19 crisis."

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