Alasdair Allan MSP

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Alasdair Allan MSP

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  • Member for: Na h-Eileanan an Iar
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Alasdair is a member of the following Committees:

Alasdair is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


Dr Allan

As I just said, the Government can be proud that we have moved very close to meeting the two-hour or two-period target. The figures are up from 2004-05, when only...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages (Dr Alasdair Allan)

Ensuring that all pupils receive at least two hours of quality PE per week in primary schools and two periods in secondary 1 to secondary 4 has been a long-standi...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Allan

I keep coming back to the fact that the Scottish Government has shown its support. The point that I think the member is raising, possibly in relation to Aberdeen ...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Allan

The letter that I think the member refers to says:



Meeting of the Parliament 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Allan

I want to pick up on several points that have been made. First, it must be emphasised that the global excellence initiative, which the member mentioned, was alway...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages (Dr Alasdair Allan)

The Scottish funding council maintains regular dialogue with all of Scotland’s higher education institutions. The Scottish Government understands that there have been no specific discussions...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Dr Allan

I am happy to acknowledge the problem created by bogus colleges, as they were called. However, as other members have pointed out, that problem was not so prevalen...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Dr Allan

Universities Scotland’s September 2013 report “Richer for it: The positive social, cultural and educational impact international students have on Scotland” identified a number of key qualita...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


The Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages (Dr Alasdair Allan)

I am delighted to open this important debate on the role that post-study work immigration routes can play for Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Dr Allan

I will be rewarded sevenfold, I am sure. I...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12385.3: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09963: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09140.2: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06643: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05154: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04313: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-03004: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00959: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-08121: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07960: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2011 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-00084: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-00037: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-13444: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40450: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40318: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-38093: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-37604: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-10498: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32754: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32185: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2010 Show Full Question >>