Mark McDonald

Independent MSP for Aberdeen Donside


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Arjo Wiggins Fine Papers Ltd (Stoneywood Mill) 6 Jun 2019

    The Deputy First Minister will be aware that the administrators for Stoneywood mill have ended their discussions with the preferred bidder and the sale is no longer being taken forward. Although that is, understandably, a major disappointment, a management buyout has emerged as a potential means of securing the future of the business and the workforce. I plan to meet management tomorrow. I...
  • Scottish Parliament: Child Safety Week 2019 5 Jun 2019

    I, too, congratulate Clare Adamson on the debate and echo Mark Ruskell’s comments that, for a number of years now, Ms Adamson has been leading the way in this Parliament in relation to safety and accident prevention. I hope that that continues to be the case. In her speech, she mentioned poisoning and I noted in the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s information the emerging and growing...
  • Scottish Parliament: Child Safety Week 2019 5 Jun 2019

    I will just finish the point. The report highlights that grapes are “the third most common cause of food-related” incidents. My researcher wondered what the other two were, so she looked them up; they are hot dogs and sweets. I still cut up grapes before I feed my children and the chances are that I will do so until they are teenagers and tell me to stop it.

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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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