Gordon MacDonald MSP Edinburgh Pentlands, Scottish National Party


Gordon MacDonald

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: Angela Constance: as Minister for Youth Employment 2012-14, as Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth and Women's Employment 2014, Roseanna Cunningham as Cabinet Secretary for Fair Work, Skills and Training 2015-16.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Education and Culture; Economy, Energy and Tourism.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party: Member 1975-, Assistant national treasurer, Association treasurer, Edinburgh City, Treasurer, Edinburgh Social Club, Regional treasurer, Lothians.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy convener: Scotch Whisky Group 2013-14, Turkey Group 2014-, Housing Group 2014-; Convener, Scotch Whisky Group 2014-.

Election record for Edinburgh Pentlands, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 39.36%
Conservative 32.02%
Labour 23.32%
Name Party Votes % of votes
MacDonald, Gordon Scottish National Party 13,181 39.36
Lindhurst, Gordon Conservative 10,725 32.02
Heary, Blair Labour 7,811 23.32
Farthing-Sykes, Emma Liberal Democrat 1,636 4.89
Majority 2,456 votes
Electorate 55,241
Turnout (33,490) 60.63%

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