Mark McDonald

Independent MSP for Aberdeen Donside


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 19 Jun 2019

    The recent development at Dubford in my constituency has been hit by the fact that inappropriate infrastructure was laid, which does not allow my constituents in that area to benefit from broadband internet connections. Although I am open-minded with regard to Alex Cole-Hamilton’s amendment, can the minister advise how such issues can be dealt with better in future to ensure that new...
  • Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 19 Jun 2019

    Will Mr Cole-Hamilton take an intervention?
  • Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 19 Jun 2019

    I am grateful to Mr Cole-Hamilton for giving way. I was open-minded in relation to amendment 3. My concern is that, if we had been debating the issue, say, 10 years ago, we would have been talking about copper and exchange to premises, such as, for example, exists in Kingswells in my constituency. Retrofitting the infrastructure to ensure that properties there are adequately connected is now...

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Independent MSP for Aberdeen Donside

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election

Party was Scottish National Party until 5 Mar 2018

Also represented North East Scotland

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