Mark McDonald MSP Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Minister for Childcare and Early Years


Mark McDonald

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Parliamentary Liaison Officer to: John Swinney as Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth 2011-12, Alex Salmond as First Minister 2012-13, 2013-14, John Swinney as Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy 2015-16; Minister for Childcare and Early Years 2016-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Finance; Devolution (Further Powers).
  • Electoral history

    MSP for North East Scotland region 2011 to 14 May 2013, and for Aberdeen Donside constituency since 20 June 2013 by-election.
  • Political interests

    Environmental issues, youth issues.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener: Dementia Group 2012-13, Carers Group 2013, Video Games Technology Group 2013, Mental Health Group 2013-; Deputy Convener, Sport Group 2014-.

Election record for Aberdeen Donside, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 55.76%
Conservative 18.36%
Labour 18.24%
Name Party Votes % of votes
McDonald, Mark Scottish National Party 17,339 55.76
Kerr, Liam Conservative 5,709 18.36
Williams, Greg Labour 5,672 18.24
Davidson, Isobel Liberal Democrat 2,261 7.27
Majority 11,630 votes
Electorate 61,200
Turnout (31,098) 50.81%

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