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Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Regulation (22 Jan 2014)

Huw Irranca-Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) how his Department plans to measure any benefits to farmers arising from implementation of the recommendations of the Macdonald taskforce on farming regulation; (2) how his Department will measure benefits to farmers from the implementation of the recommendations of the MacDonald taskforce.

Scottish Parliament: International Migrants to Scotland (13 Dec 2016)

The Deputy Presiding Officer: Excellent. I now call Lewis Macdonald to speak and move amendment S5M-3049.1. Mr Macdonald, I hope that you were told that you have six minutes.

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Future Relationship with Europe (17 Jan 2017)

The Deputy Presiding Officer: I call Lewis Macdonald to speak to and move amendment S5M-03427.1. You have eight minutes or thereabouts, Mr Macdonald.

Scottish Parliament: Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology (31 Jan 2017)

The Deputy Presiding Officer: I call Lewis Macdonald to speak to and move amendment S5M-03748.1. Mr Macdonald, you have a generous six minutes.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (Gold Commanders) (11 Sep 2019)

The Deputy Presiding Officer: I would like to call you first, Mr Macdonald, although I know that you are dead keen and want to save time. I call Lewis Macdonald.

Scottish Parliament: Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (25 Sep 2019)

Angus MacDonald: Firmly pressed, Presiding Officer. Amendment 1 moved—[Angus MacDonald]—and agreed to.

Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (15 Oct 2020)

The Presiding Officer: Mr Macdonald, you will have to turn on your microphone. I think that the issue is that you control it. Please try to put it on yourself. We are still having difficulties. I am sorry, Mr Macdonald. We will go to Johann Lamont and then we will try again one more time.

Scottish Parliament: Active Travel (9 Mar 2016)

Derek Mackay: Yes, I entirely agree with Mr MacDonald. As it happens, I started off the ministerial week with a visit to a canal, looking at regeneration opportunities and investment. Such investment is good for healthier lifestyles, for the environment and for economic opportunities, so I absolutely concur with what Mr MacDonald has said. I think that Scottish Canals is doing a good job with the...

Scottish Parliament: Aberdeen City Council (Union Terrace Gardens) (8 Mar 2012)

Alex Neil: I agree with the intervention from Mr McDonald number 2 and disagree with the intervention from Mr Macdonald number 1. The reality is that 45,301 people voted for the city garden project design and 41,175 voted for retaining Union Terrace gardens. Even on the basis of Labour Party mathematics, there is still a majority of 4,126 in favour of the project. The Labour motion refers to opinion...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundaries Order 1999 (26 Apr 2000)

Richard Lochhead: Lewis Macdonald says that the Rural Affairs Committee reached its conclusions without consultation, but he was present when the committee took evidence from the fishing organisations and the Scottish Executive. Was that not consultation? Were the committee's findings and recommendations not in line with the wishes of the fishing industry in Scotland? If they were not, can Lewis Macdonald...

Scottish Parliament: Independence (European Union Membership) (18 Feb 2014)

Nicola Sturgeon: I think that people in Scotland will find Lewis Macdonald’s attempt to draw a comparison between Scotland and Kosovo—a comparison that even President Barroso is moving away from—quite offensive. On the issue of euro membership, I suggest to Lewis Macdonald that before he asks such questions he does some basic research. Sweden is a perfect example—[Interruption.]

Scottish Parliament: New Cancer Centre and Women’s Hospital (Aberdeen) (Funding) (13 Aug 2014)

John Swinney: Mr Macdonald will be familiar with the financial model that we are using for the development of the cancer centre and women’s hospital in Aberdeen. On 26 June, I announced the extension of the non-profit-distributing programme, and the hospital developments in Aberdeen will be part of that programme, which will run across a number of financial years culminating in 2019-20. As Mr Macdonald...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Education and Young People, Tourism, Culture and Sport: Commonwealth Games 2014 (1 Jun 2006)

Patricia Ferguson: Obviously, as Ms MacDonald will know, the ultimate responsibility for providing local facilities rests with local authorities. Ms MacDonald and I have previously discussed the case of Edinburgh. The City of Edinburgh Council has made a submission for funding under our national and regional facilities programme, which will ultimately help the council to maintain and refurbish pools,...

Orders of the Day — CALEDONIAN POWER BILL. (By Order.) (6 Apr 1938)

Sir Murdoch Macdonald: I can assure my hon. Friend that that graveyard is not bigger than this Chamber. It is a graveyard in which the MacDonald clan were buried, and I am sure that my ancestors would be much better pleased to be moved reverently by me to a new situation. They would turn in their graves if they knew of this proposal.

Scottish Parliament: ATMs at Post Offices (Non-domestic Rates) (22 May 2019)

Kate Forbes: I recently spoke to the National Federation of SubPostmasters about non-domestic rates for external ATMs at post offices. In that conversation, it specifically commended Angus MacDonald for his support for the federation. This afternoon, I wrote to the federation regarding the valuation of ATMs in post offices, and I am happy to answer any specific queries that Angus MacDonald may have.

Civil Service (Communists and Fascists) (25 Mar 1948)

Mr William Gallacher: They elected Sam Watson, but they often elect people who do not always represent their best interests. They elected Ramsay MacDonald, and when we said that Ramsay MacDonald was pursuing a policy which meant betrayal of the working class, the Leader of the House was white-washing MacDonald and presenting him as the greatest leader that this country had ever known. There is a warning which I...

Scottish Parliament: Scotland and the European Union (13 Dec 2012)

Nicola Sturgeon: I know Margo MacDonald’s position on the issue, which is perfectly respectable. My view is that Scotland is better served within the European Union and that the European Union is better served with Scotland in it. In response to the first part of Margo MacDonald’s question, I say with the greatest respect that I am making this statement as a Scottish Government minister, so it is...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations (Mandates). (25 Mar 1935)

Mr Ramsay Macdonald: No country exercising a mandate has yet retired from the League of Nations. As regards the mandate exercised by Japan, whose notice of withdrawal will shortly mature, I would refer to the answer returned on the 18th March by my right hon. Friend the Lord Privy Seal to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for the Isle of Wight (Captain P. Macdonald).

Written Answers — Transport: Departmental IT (2 Nov 2006)

Gillian Merron: ...Department for Transport databases are wholly or partly operated by external organisations or individuals: Database External operator Owner Wholly Partly Congestion monitoring Mott MacDonald DfT statistics X — Local Roads Structural Survey WDM DfT statistics X — Accessibility indicators Dotted Eyes DfT statistics X — Bus Satisfaction Survey GfK...

Scottish Parliament: A801 Avon Gorge Crossing (Upgrade) (19 Mar 2020)

Paul Wheelhouse: I share Mr MacDonald’s concern about the serious accident that took place on 10 March, and I recognise the point that he makes about the importance of that road to the local economy and the community in Falkirk. Given the passage of time, it is important that the business case for the scheme remains robust and offers value for money in economic terms. We must ensure that the project will...


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