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 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Dr Allan

As I indicated, the Government and I have made a strong commitment in the area. The fact that the Scottish Qualifications Authority has developed a Scots language...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


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

The Scottish Government is a strong supporter of the Scots language in all its forms, including Doric and Lallans. We have appointed a team of Scots language co-o...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Dr Allan

It is of course up to local authorities how they spend their money, but local authorities throughout the country are increasingly coming to the view that we hold,...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Dr Allan

The member is of course right to point to the fact that, for very good reasons, the Government has consigned to history the public-private partnership and PFI mod...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


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

The total estimated unitary charge payable by the City of Edinburgh Council for its two school PFI contracts is £1.27 billion.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Dr Allan

Yes, indeed. It is of course the responsibility of individual local authorities and schools to decide which subjects are taught, taking account of their local cir...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Dr Allan

On the point regarding Uist and Sgoil Lionacleit, it will not come as a surprise to the member that, being the local MSP, I have met the director of education abo...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


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

As I just indicated, the Scottish Government wants all our learners to have access to a broad range of curriculum choices. However, responsibility for the delivery and management of the curr...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Dr Allan

The technological solutions that I mentioned are only part of the story. On staffing levels, as the member will be aware, this Government has invested in an agree...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


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

The Scottish Government acknowledges that technology can play an important role in delivering education across a wide geographic area. It can afford learners and educators the opportunity to...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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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 >>